University Reader arrested for Raping Minor Girl

Sambalpur, Jan 08: In a shocking incident, a Reader of Sambalpur University was arrested today for allegedly raping a minor girl inside the university premises.

According to reports, KN Sethy, a Reader in History, allegedly raped a girl, daughter of his colleague, who is a Professor in Political Science, when the girl was alone at home on Sunday.

Police had detained him on Sunday on the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim's father. He was arrested today.

The incident sparked protests by the University students, who staged demonstration and burnt the effigy of Reader Sethy demanding his termination from the job.

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