Woman ‘Raped’ On NH 16: Accused Apprehended, Car Seized

Bhubaneswar: In the case of alleged rape of a young woman in a car in Khurda, the accused was apprehended and the car was seized, said Anup Kumar Sahoo, DCP, Bhubaneswar via Twitter.

The tweet also said that a case has been registered at the Khandagiri Police Station and a probe is underway.

Taking to the microblogging site, the update was posted from Bhubaneswar DCP’s official Twitter handle. It said, “Regarding alleged rape of a lady in a car reported in Khurda, a case has been registered on transfer on point of jurisdiction from Khurda in Khandagiri PS. Accused has been apprehended and car seized. Investigation is on. Senior officers are monitoring investigation.”

After requisite medical inspection, the woman was taken to Khandagiri Police station to record her statement, said police sources.

Yesterday, a young woman was found abandoned on National Highway 16 in Khurda. The woman was unconscious and spotted by locals who alerted the police.

The survivor alleged that she was raped and later was dumped on NH 16.


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