Bhubaneswar: A Havildar was arrested today in Bhubaneswar on charges of raping his minor niece. The accused, Bijaya Kumar Sethi was working as a Havildar at Capital Police Station here.
As per reports, Bijaya Kumar was staying in a rented accommodation along with his family and elder brother’s minor niece. Apart from studying at a High School, the minor girl used to do household chores at Bijaya Kumar’s house. Worth mentioning, the minor girl had lost her parents at an early age.
But Bijaya Kumar breached the trust of the minor niece and raped her on several occasions.
The matter came to fore after relatives of the minor girl filed a complaint at Saheed Nagar Police Station against BIjaya Kumar. Following the arrest of the Havildar, he was placed on suspension.