Port Blair, 10 January: A Congress party councillor in the Anadaman and Nicobar Islands has been accused of raping a minor girl, media reports said on Thursday.

According to initial reports, the girl was raped in a hotel.

Police sources said the Congress leader Mahendra Prasad would be arrested soon since a case has been registered against him.

SP South Andaman Mandeep Singh Randhawa toldBengal Newz that police are preparing to arrest Prasad.

More details were awaited.