Tripura Civil Service officer rapes woman in Agartala, now absconding

A woman was allegedly raped by a senior Tripura Civil Service officer when she went to his residence in South Ramnagar, police said today.

Updated: Jun 28, 2016, 20:01 PM IST
Tripura Civil Service officer rapes woman in Agartala, now absconding

Agartala: A woman was allegedly raped by a senior Tripura Civil Service officer when she went to his residence in South Ramnagar, police said today.

An FIR was lodged against Panna Ahmed yesterday on the basis of the complaint by the woman and a search warrant has been issued against him since the accused is absconding, Superintendent of police (Police Control) Uttam Bhowmick said.

According to the FIR, Ahmed, a joint director of sports and youth affairs department, had allegedly raped the woman when she went to meet him at his South Ramnagar residence here for renting rooms earlier in the morning.

The accused also reportedly threatened her of dire consequences if she disclosed the incident, they said.