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Baripada: A minor girl was allegedly gang raped in Thakurmunda of Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday night.
According to reports, a minor girl had gone to attend the Uda Jatra (a local fair) held at Thakurmunda yesterday evening. Some miscreants managed to take the girl to a lonely place where they raped her until she lost her consciousness.
Some people those who had come to attend the fair noticed the girl and informed the police about the matter. She was admitted to Karanjia hospital in a critical condition.
When the news came to fore, irate locals staged a road blockade by burning tyres demanding arrest of the accused. They also demanded the transfer of Thakurmunda police station IIC.
Hundreds of vehicles have been left stranded on the road due to the road blockade.
Meanwhile, adequate police persons have been deployed on the site to avoid any untoward incident. The local administrations are also on the spot to pacify the irate locals.