Odia playback singer Debesh Pati arrested on rape charges



Bhubaneswar: Odia playback singer Debesh Pati has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a woman on the false promise of marriage.

The Commissionerate Police arrested Pati in connection with a case registered on the directions of a local court a few months back.

“Following the directions of a local court, a case has been registered against the singer under various sections of the IPC including Section 376 (2) (n) and IT Act. He was arrested Thursday evening and later forwarded to the court,” said Satyaranjan Pradhan, Inspector In-Charge, Nayapalli police station.

In her complaint, the woman alleged that she came into contact with the accused around two years ago. Later, Pati established a physical relationship with the promise of marriage.

Not only had Pati terminated her pregnancy through medications, but also took more than Rs 5 lakh under various pretexts, the woman alleged.

When the complainant insisted on marriage, Pati allegedly threatened to make their intimate videos and photos viral.

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