Bhubaneswar: The police on Tuesday arrested a top executive of a private company here for allegedly raping a woman on the pretext of giving her a job. The accused is a resident of Uttar Pradesh, while the victim hails from Chhattisgarh, a police officer said. The incident happened here last week.
The accused, a senior executive of a Bhubaneswar-based finance company, allegedly called the woman to a hotel, on Cuttack Road in the city, for an interview and raped her, he said.
A case was registered at Laxmisagar police station here on the basis of a complaint filed made by the woman, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) of Bhubaneswar, Anup Kumar Sahoo, said.
She had got acquainted with the accused when he worked in Chhattisgarh for some time, the DCP said. During investigation the police came to know that the man was not in the city. He was arrested from Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, the DCP said. The accused is being interrogated, the police officer said.