Woman raped in car, dumped on NH in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A woman was allegedly raped in a moving car and dumped on the National Highway in front of PN College in Khurda on Wednesday night, said police on Thursday.

One person has been arrested in this connection.

The police also seized a car from his possession and are further investigating the incident.

“Regarding the alleged rape of a woman inside a car in Khordha, a case has been registered on transfer on point of jurisdiction from Khordha in Khandagiri police station. One accused has been apprehended and senior officers are monitoring the investigation,” Bhubaneswar DCP said in a tweet.

Sources said the woman lying abandoned near PN College was rescued in critical condition last evening. The locals and fire service personnel admitted her to the hospital.

Later, the survivor lodged a police complaint in this regard.

In her complaint, she alleged that there were two persons in the car and one of them raped her.

As the incident took place near Kalinga Vihar area in Bhubaneswar, the case has been transferred to Khandagiri Police Station.