Police arrested a CRPF jawan for allegedly raping a woman Forest Guard in the Bonai area of Sundargarh district recently.
The jawan was identified as Kalinga Gourav Parida of Jajpur district. The accused was arrested from Sarankul in Nayagarh district. Parida, who is currently posted at Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir had come to his village on leave and recently visited a relative place at Bonai, said Bonai SDPO Sourav Kumar Ota.
During his stay, he allegedly raped a forest guard there and looted cash and gold ornaments from her house by threatening her with a sharp weapon.
Following the incident, the victim lodged a complaint with police. The cops then launched an investigation into the case and nabbed Parida from the Sarankul area in Nayagarh, the SDPO said. “The complainant has alleged that the jawan forced physical relationship with him and stayed in her room for two days.
Thereafter, he looted valuables and cash of Rs 50,000 from her house before fleeing from the spot. Based on the allegations, we have forwarded him to court after his arrest,” said the SDPO.