Bargarh: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Sohela police station in Odisha’s Bargarh district has been suspended following a rape allegation against him.
The suspended police official has been identified as Banamali Kuanra.
The matter came to light after the victim’s father lodged a complaint at Sohela police station alleging that her daughter was kidnapped and raped by a policeman and a local youth.
Bargarh SP Mukesh Kumar Bhamo informed that Banamali has been suspended after family members of a Class 10th girl student alleged that he raped the girl whom her boyfriend named Kaibalya Nag alias Riku had kidnapped.
While Nag has been arrested, Banamali is on the run, said the SP.