A tractor driver, who raped a minor girl on the pretext of marrying her in Odisha's Ganjam district, has been arrested, police said today.
Twenty-year-old Uali Mallick, a tractor driver from Karadabadi in Sorada area in the district, was arrested Sunday after the 16-year-old girl lodged an FIR with the police, they said.
The victim, a school drop out and a close relative of the accused, alleged in her FIR that Mallick had raped her many times during the last four months on the promise of marrying her.
Both the victim and accused were medically examined, Inspector-in-charge of Sorada police station, Jagannath Mallick said.
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