Bhubaneswar: Manager of a dhaba allegedly raped a woman in front of her husband at the eatery located near the bus stand at Master Canteen in Odisha capital.
The incident took place on October 25 evening and came to fore after the arrest of the accused, identified as Sukant Nayak, a resident of Uni-3 area here.
According to police sources, the poor couple was working at the dhaba for several years. On the fateful day, the manager raped the woman when nobody was present at the dhaba. As the victim’s husband reached the spot and opposed the act, the accused thrashed him and threatened the couple to remove the duo from job if they dared to disclose the matter.
Acting on an information about the offence, Capital police station IIC Girija Shankar raided the dhaba and arrested the manager.
A rape case has been registered in this connection while the woman was sent for medical examination.