AGARTALA, July 12 - A senior Tripura Government officer, missing and on the run for a fortnight after rape accusation, was arrested on Tuesday in neighbouring Assam�s Karimganj, police said.
�Acting on a tip-off, a Tripura Police team went to Karimganj town and arrested Panna Ahmed, 44, from a house there. He will be brought here and presented in a court for seeking his police custody,� West Tripura district police chief Abhijit Saptarshi told reporters.
The Tripura Government suspended Ahmed, who was a Sub-Divisional Magistrate in Sonamura sub-division of Sepahijala district.
A Muslim woman filed an FIR with the West Agartala Police Station here on June 27 that Ahmed, a State Civil Service official, called her to his private residence here and raped her. � IANS