Bitti Mohanty, rape accused on the run for 6 yrs, arrested in Kerala

Last Updated: Sat, Mar 09, 2013 05:27 hrs

Kannur: On the run for nearly seven years after his conviction for raping a German woman and jumping parole, luck finally ran out for Bitti Mohanty, son of a former top police official in Odisha, as he was arrested in Kerala's Kannur finally on Friday, reports said.

Son of former Odisha DGP BB Mohanty, Bitti Mohanty was convicted of raping a German tourist in 2006 by a fast track court in Alwar in Rajasthan. He later jumped parole and has been absconding since then.

Mohanty had impersonated as another person and had been working in a bank in Kerala's Kannur.

The victim was Mohanty's friend who was a German student visiting India. She was raped in a hotel in Alwar during a trip to Rajasthan.

Mohanty was jailed after the crime very fast but when he was allowed to come out on parole and meet his ailing grandmother, he escaped.

It was alleged that his father helped him escape but the senior cop was reinstated in his job later and he retired from police service in 2012.

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