Sexual Abuse: Shelter Home In-Charge Arrested

Dhenkanal: Today morning police arrested in-charge of Dream Centre Shelter Home here over the charge of sexual exploitation. 

The shocking incident of sexual harassment came to the limelight after the minor girls of the shelter home at Beltikiri in Dhenkanal district revealed the incident to the media recently and accused the in-charge of the shelter home Simanchal Nayak of sexually exploiting them. The panicked minor girls had said though they have been sexually harassed by Nayak for over two years, they did not have the guts to speak about it due to shame and fear.

District Child Protection Officer (DCPO) Anuradha Goswami and the members of the Child Welfare Committee of the district had raided the shelter home on Friday. The DCPO later lodged a complaint at the Sadar police station.

According to Dhenkanal SDPO Sk Abdul Karim, Simanchal Nayak has been arrested following a complaint lodged against by the DCPO while efforts are on to nab Fayaz Rahman, the owner and managing director of the shelter home.


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