Absconding Bitti, convicted for raping a German girl, arrested in Kerla
Kannur(Kerala)– Bitti Mohanty, the absconding son of former Odisha DGP BB Mohanty, who was sentenced to seven years imprisonment for raping a 26-year-old German national in 2006, has been taken into custody by Kerala Police in Kannur. Bitti had been absconding after his release on parole the same year.
According to police sources, Bitti was working in a public sector bank in the district impersonating as a recruit from Andhra Pradesh. Police were tipped off about the presence of Bitti in Kannur after an anonymous letter was received by the bank branch authorities expressing suspicion that the man claiming to be from Andhra Pradesh could be Bitti.
Former DGP BB Mohanty was suspended for allegedly helping his son jump parole, only to be reinstated by the Odisha government in May 2009.A year later he retired with all benefits – maintaining that his escaped son might be dead. PTI