Bhubaneswar: The absconding IIC of Biramitrapur police station, who was dismissed from service, was traced and arrested on Wednesday.
In a tweet, Director General of Police Abhay said the special Crime Branch team has arrested Ananda Chandra Majhi, the dismissed Inspector from forested area under Handapa police station of Angul district. He will be forwarded to the court.
Majhi was first suspended from service and then dismissed for his alleged involvement in the rape of a minor girl and subsequently forced abortion of her pregnancy.
The Crime Branch team had on Tuesday started investigation into the case in Biramitrapur on the direction of the DGP.
After a case was lodged against Majhi, the doctor had carried out the abortion and others including another policeman involved in the case, have been absconding.