Bhubaneswar, 30th June, 2016 (OdishaLIVE Bureau): Tatwa Prakash Satapathy, popularly known as Papu Pom Pom, who has been accused of sexual harassment of a minor girl, was arrested, from Nimapada after being on the run for many days, this afternoon, informed the Commissionerate Police.
A formal announcement about Papu’s arrest is yet to be made by commissionerate police. Papu is being interrogated in connection with the charges pressed against him and Papu will be produced in the court at the end of the preliminary interrogation, sources updated.
ACP BN Dandapat had said, “The special squad formed for the purpose is on the job. He will be arrested very soon. He could be arrested within the next 48 hours.” The speculations proved to be true.
The announcement by the ACP came after BJP women’s wing today demonstrated outside the Mahila police station here demanding the immediate arrest of Pappu. They had given an ultimatum of 48 hours to the police to arrest Papu.
“The police says he is absconding. But we have information that he was in Nimapara area last night. It seems the police is hand in gloves with him,” BJP women’s wing chief Prabhati Parida said.
The Khurda Child Welfare Committee (CWC) had asked commissionerate police to register a case against Papu after it found prima facie evidence of the veracity of the charge against him during a preliminary probe conducted by it.