Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) A woman was allegedly raped in a car and was thrown out on a National Highway (NH) by her tormentor before fleeing in Odisha’s Khordha district, said police on Thursday.
The woman was dumped on the NH 16 in front of the P.N. College in Khordha on Wednesday evening.
The police have arrested one person in this connection and also seized a car from his possession.
“Regarding the alleged rape of a woman inside a car in Khordha, a case has been registered on transfer on point of jurisdiction from Khordha in Khandagiri police station. One accused has been apprehended and senior officers are monitoring the investigation,” Bhubaneswar Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Anup Sahoo said in a tweet.
Sources said the locals and fire service personnel rescued the woman, who was lying abandoned near the college, and admitted her in a hospital.
Later, the woman lodged a police complaint. She alleged that there were two persons in the car, one of whom raped her and then threw her on NH 16.