BDA Field Inspector, Accused Of Rape, Arrested In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A field inspector of the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) was arrested by the Twin City Commissionerate Police on Tuesday on rape charges.

According to reports, the field inspector allegedly raped the woman on February 9 on the pretext of approving her building plan. Following this, the woman filed a written complaint at Laxmisagar police station. The field inspector also allegedly duped the woman of more than Rs 5 lakh.

Earlier, the accused had approached the Orissa High Court seeking anticipatory bail, which was rejected. The court directed him to surrender before a lower court within four weeks.

However, he did not appear before the lower court within the time period. Consequently, the court issued an order to Laxmisagar police to arrest him. He will be forwarded to court on Wednesday.

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