Bargarh: An assistant sub-inspector of Police of Sohela police station was placed under suspension for allegedly raping a minor girl after kidnapping her along with his friend at Melchhamunda in Bargarh district.
The survivor’s father had lodged a complaint, alleging that the ASI, identified as Banmali Kuanr, along with a local youth, Riku Nag, had kidnapped his daughter on February 8 and later raped her.
According to sources, the class IX girl was kidnapped by Nag while she was returning from her tuition classes. He kept her in the house of the ASI with the latter’s permission. Later, the duo raped her. The minor girl managed to escape and narrated the ordeal to her parents.
Later, her father lodged a complaint.
A case was then registered and the cop detained for interrogation, the sources added.