Bhubaneswar, May 29: With no respite in sight from the growing crime against women in the State, police arrested a youth from State Capital Bhubaneswar on Saturday for allegedly raping a girl on the pretext of marriage.
The held accused has been identified as Rakesh Nayak (27), a resident of Kakatpur area.
As per a complaint filed to Kakatpur Police by the victim’s family Rakesh had developed an affair with her in 2020. However, a dispute occurred between the love bird duo after Rakesh forcefully established sexual relationship with the victim later.
After the victim took the matter to the notice of her family members, they lodged the FIR.
Rakesh has been forwarded to court after his arrest.