13-year-old girl raped in Angul village, accused held

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Angul: In yet another case of sexual assault on minors in the state, police arrested a youth from Mundasahi in Khanatapasi village under Khamar police limits of the district on Friday on charges of raping a 13-year-old tribal girl.

The accused has been identified as Guru Badra (19) of Barihamunda village.

The incident took place at around 4 PM in the afternoon while the victim girl was busy in grazing goats in a field near the village. The accused overpowered and dragged her into a forested area and outraged her modesty there.

After the girl returned home and narrated the whole incident before her parents later yesterday, they lodged a case at Khamar Police Station.

A police team led by IIC Santosh Kumar Mirdha arrested the accused from his village this morning and sent him for medical examination along with the victim.

An investigation is underway in the incident.


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