Bargarh: Assistant Sub-Inspector of Sohela police station, Banmali Kuanr has been arrested on charges of kidnapping a Class X girl student and raping her along with one of his associate.
Earlier in the day, the accused ASI was placed under suspension by the Bargarh Superintendent of Police.
According to reports, the accused ASI along with another youth, Riku Nag, of Melchhamunda village had allegedly kidnapped and raped the girl on February 8.
Based on the complaint lodged by the victim’s family members, a probe was initiated into the matter.
Subsequently, the accused ASI and the youth involved in the crime were detained and later the ASI was suspended.