Berhampur: A woman belonging to Old Town area in Bhubaneswar has leveled allegations of sexual assault against an Assistant Sub-Inspector of police posted in Ganjam district. The man is posted as the officer-in-charge of Bhejiput Police Outpost under Khallikote police limits. He had developed a relation with the woman while undergoing police training in Bhubaneswar.
The ASI in question is a native of Rayagada. As per the woman’s complaint, the ASI lured her into physical relation on the pretext of marriage. After being informed about his engagement with another woman, the Bhubaneswar-based woman filed a complaint against the cop at Khallikote police station on July 3.
However, he managed to convince her to withdraw the complaint assuring to marry her. But later he denied for marriage, the complainant said. She met Ganjam Superintendent of Police (SP) Brijesh Kumar Rai with her relatives and apprised him about the matter. The SP has ordered additional SP Thakur Prasad Patra to conduct a probe into the matter and take necessary action.