Narsinghpur: A police station in-charge and four others including a woman were arrested on Wednesday in connection with alleged rape of a 19-year-old Dalit girl.
Cheechli Police Station In-charge Sandeep Ayache and others were arrested on Wednesday, Narsinghpur Superintendent of Police GG Pandey told reporters.
Inspector Ayache had been suspended on Tuesday, following the rape complaint.
The victim was allegedly lured by a woman called Parvatibai, who promised her a job and introduced her to Ayache on May 7 this year.
The police officer allegedly raped her, while Parvatibai threatened her of dire consequences if she revealed the incident.
Next day, she was taken to a crusher owner at Barman by Omprakash and Amzad. The owner, Arun Jain and his associate, allegedly raped her.
The Inspector raped her again when she was in Jain's captivity.
After escaping from there, she lodged complaint with the police on Tuesday.
Police then arrested Ayache, Parvatibai, Omprakash, Arun Jain and Amzad. Further probe is on.