Pharmacist arrested for sodomising youth

Berhampur: A pharmacist in a Community Health Centre (CHC) at Belagaon in Ganjam district was arrested for allegedly sodomising a youth, police said.

The incident took place when the 23-year-old had gone the CHC to get death certificate of his grand-mother on Friday, said Inspector-in-Charge of Hinjili police station, Prasant Kumar Sahoo.

The accused allegedly applied some chemical before committing the act in the store room at the CHC, police said.

He was arrested under section 377 (committing unnatural sex). Medical examination of both was conducted and the reports are awaited, he said.