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Rape accused retired IAS officer surrenders after 4 years

Retired IAS officer BB Mohanty has been arrested on charges of raping a 23-year-old girl in 2013, police officials said here on Tuesday. Mohanty was arrested last night. He was chairman of the Rajasthan Civil Services Appellate Tribunal at the time the FIR was registered. He was suspended by the government and later retired.

Mohanty surrendered… and was placed under arrest Monday night. He will be produced in a local court on Tuesday, deputy commissioner of Jaipur Police (South) Yogesh Dadhich told PTI.
Mohanty had even retired while being on the run. He was Additional Chief Secretary rank officer and belonged from the 1977 batch of Rajasthan cadre. The girl had accused Mohanty of sexually exploiting her several times since February 2013.

The girl had been preparing for IAS examinations in Jaipur. She had claimed that Mohanty had promised to help her pass the IAS examinations. The complainant alleged that the accused used to take her to a flat and rape her. The case was being investigated by an Additional DCP rank officer.

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