BARA: A ward secretary has been taken into police custody on the charge of raping a local woman in Bara district. Baliram Mandal (45) of Rauwahi in Devtaal Rural Municipality-6 has been arrested for rape, stated police. Mandal is currently serving as a ward secretary in the rural municipality. Police arrested Mandal on Tuesday after the victim, a 32-year-old woman, filed a complaint against the accused stating that she was raped by him in a sugarcane field. District Court, Bara has remanded Mandal to five days in judicial custody for further investigation into the case, informed Spokesperson for Bara Police, Gautam Mishra.
Ward secretary arrested on rape charge
Published: 12:24 pm Jan 22, 2020