Bhubaneswar: In a dramatic turn of events Bhubaneswar Police Commissionerate arrested Tatwa Prakash Satpathy alias Papu Pom Pom today. According to Police Commissioner Y. B. Khurania, the comedian actor Papu Pom Pom was arrested by a team of Bhubaneswar Police from Neelachal apartment at Puri. He said, since Papu and his associated were avoiding notices commissionerate police jumped into action and within a short period of located the alleged accused. Notably, the arrest happened after he was expelled from Biju Janata Dal (BJD) yesterday.
Papu was accused of alleged sexual advances by a minor girl. It came to light after the minor girl narrated the incident on a local Television Channel a few days back. And taking a sou motto cognizance of the matter the Khurdha District Child Welfare (DCW) committee had lodged a complaint with the Bhubaneswar Mahila Police. Subsequently, the IIC of Mahila police and DCW members located the victim and an FIR was lodged. Further, the statement of the victim was recorded be a Judicial Magistrate First Class under section 164 IPC.
After Papu’s arrest he was produced before the Magistrate and lodge in Jharpada Jail in Bhubaneswar.