11 February 2019
Bargarh: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Sohela police station in Bargarh district was first suspended and later arrested on Sunday after a minor girl brought rape allegations against him.
Reportedly on February 8, the girl had gone for her tuition classes when she was allegedly abducted by one Kaibalya Nag of her village. He took her to the rented house of ASI Banamali Kuanra at Sohela and molested her sexually.
Later, he locked her in the house and left from there, following which Kuanra brought the minor girl to his official quarters on Sohela police station premises and allegedly raped her.
She somehow managed to escape from the spot and narrated the whole incident to her parents, who lodged a complaint against Kuanra and Nag at Sohela police station.
Based on the complaint, Bargarh SP Mukesh Kumar Bhamoo suspended the accused ASI.
As per latest reports, both Kuanra and his friend Nag have been arrested.