Puri Gang Rape: Another accused arrested by police

Puri: Police on Friday arrested another accused in a case of gang rape of a minor girl in Puri, which has caused widespread outrage in the state and cried foul.
Ramchandra Pradhan, a resident of Aliputtu village in Brahmagiri region, is the third person arrested in the case. Earlier, the main accused Jitendra Sethi and Rajesh Sethi were arrested in connection with this incident.On Thursday, a woman claiming to be Jitendra’s second wife accused the latter of illegally running a sex trade with his first wife.
Jitendra, a former police constable, who was dismissed from service in February after several allegations of misconduct, allegedly offered a lift to a minor girl from Nimapara area in a car on 3 December. Later, he along with three other men took the girl with him. Government quarters near Jhadeshwari Club where he was allegedly gang-raped.

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