Youth Arrested For Raping Minor Girl

BHUBANESWAR: The commissionerate police has arrested a youth for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 17-year-old girl in Nayapali area here.

The police said they nabbed Shakti Digal (20) of Rental Colony from Phulbani and rescued the girl from the spot.

According to police, a complaint against Digal, a driver, was lodged by the minor girl’s father.

Sources said Digal and the girl, who stay in the same locality, were in a relationship, and they had eloped fearing their parents. Meanwhile, a case has been registered, and Digal was produced in a court Monday.