Cuttack: An Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of Badambadi police station in Cuttack town was arrested for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl at Chandradeipur village under Salipur here late on Monday night.

The ASI has been identified as Krushna Chandra Jena. Meanwhile, Salipur police are interrogating Jena in connection with the incident. The incident took place on March 3.

The minor girl, studying Class-VI was staying with her parents as a tenant in Jena’s house at Chandradeipur in Cuttack district from the last five year.

According to reports, while the parents of the minor girl had gone to a nearby fair leaving the girl back home, Jena entered the house and molested her.

“When we were out, Jena came and misbehaved with my kid,” alleged the victim’s mother.

The girl later narrated her ordeal to her parents following which a written complaint was lodged by the victim’s mother in the Salipur police station two days back.

A case has been registered against Jena under sections 34, 354, 506 of IPC and POCSO Act, reports said.