A 21-year-old tribal woman was allegedly raped by a CRPF jawan in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, the police said on Thursday.
The accused, identified as Dulichand, a constable, was arrested on Thursday based on a complaint lodged by the victim and her parents, senior police officer (Bastar range) Sundarraj P said.
The alleged incident took place near Dubbakota camp of the paramilitary forces under Dornapal police station area on July 27 when the victim had gone to graze cattle, he said.
A case was lodged on Wednesday, the IPS officer said, adding an investigation was underway.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is deployed in Sukma for anti-Maoist operation in Sukma.