Woman raped by SSB jawan

Balrampur: A 28-year-old woman was allegedly raped on the pretext of marriage by a Shashtra Seema Bal jawan, who has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.

The accused, Manoj Kumar, who is posted in 18th battalion of SSB at Thumka in Jharkhand, raped the 28-year-old victim several times after promising to marry, they said.

He later deserted her, police said, adding an FIR was lodged yesterday and after initial investigation, the accused was arrested.