One arrested for rape

Berhampur: One person has been arrested for allegedly raping a deaf and dumb scheduled caste girl at Solaghara village of Purushottampur area in Ganjam district, police said today.

The accused, Santosh Sahu, was arrested on Tuesday and the 18-year-old girl sent for medical examination, said sub-divisional police officer, Chhatrapur, Shantanu Padhy.

He said brother of Santosh, also allegedly involved in the incident of January 7, was still at large. Efforts were on to nab him.