Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar/Jaipur: Senior IAS officer BB Mohanty accused of raping a 23-year-old woman was arrested in Jaipur of Rajasthan. Mohanty, who was absconding since 2014, was arrested after he surrendered himself, said a police official today.

"Mohanty came to the ACP office Sodala late Monday evening and surrendered himself", said deputy commissioner of police, Jaipur South, Yogesh Dadich.

His medical tests would be conducted today, after which he will be produced before a court, Dadich said.

It may be mentioned here that the woman accused Mohanty of raping her in January, 2014. The case relates to 2013.

According to the FIR, the woman accused Mohanty of repeated sexual exploitation by assuring her of help in clearing IAS examination. After the allegation, the government suspended Mohanty. Since then he was absconding.

Later in 2014, a local court had also issued non-bailable warrant against Mohanty for not appearing before the police for questioning.

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