Balasore (Odisha), Sep 2 (PTI) A 31-year-old man has been arrested on the charge of raping a tribal woman in Odisha’s Balasore district, police said. Also Read - This UP Inspector Catches Snakes & Pythons Too, Says He's Been Never Afraid of Reptiles

In her complaint, the woman, aged around 30, alleged that the accused forcefully entered her house at Paikapara village in Oupada police station area of the district Thursday and raped her. Also Read - After Odisha, Rare Bright Yellow Turtle Found In West Bengal; Pictures Stun The Internet

“On the basis of the FIR, we arrested Saturday the man, who lived in the same village as the complainant,” Inspector In-Charge Prashant Jena said. Also Read - India Conducts Successful Night Trial of Nuclear-Capable Prithvi-2 Missile From Odisha Test Range

Both the accused and the tribal woman have been sent to a local hospital for medical examination, he added.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.