Jajpur, Sept 16 (LocalWire): A 63 year old ex-serviceman was arrested today on for raping an eight-year-old on Sunday evening.
He was produced in the court of district judge here and his bail application rejected.
Jogendra Ray, a former jawan of the Indian Army and a native of Achutabasant village raped the child when the victim was returning home after attending tuitions.
Police arrested the accused after the girl’s mother filed an FIR against him.
The victim was rushed to the government hospital at Badachana for medical examination.
The IIC of Balichandrapur police station, Sukant Patra, said they are investigating further.
The accused was booked under Sections 376 (2) (i) of the IPC, Sections 3 (a), 4 and 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 Act and remanded to judicial custody, added the police officer.