A 24-year-old former employee of Kharsia municipal council in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district has accused an official of raping her under the pretext of marriage, after which he was arrested on Saturday, police said.
The 25-year-old accused, a Revenue Inspector, allegedly established physical relationship with the woman since she was working as a contractual employee in the municipal council, around six months ago, on the promise of marriage, he said quoting the complaint.
The woman approached the police on Friday after the official allegedly forced himself on her at his official residence in Kharsia on October 10 and refused to marry her, the police official said.
A case has been registered under the relevant section of the Indian Penal Code, he added.
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