Berhampur: With no respite in sight from the rising crime against women, an elderly man has raped a six-year-old girl in Aska area under Patapur police limits in Ganjam district on Sunday.
As per the report, the accused in his 60s overpowered and took the victim to a secluded place from her way to an unknown place in the morning and raped brutally. Later, he dumped her on the road in a semi-conscious state.
Some locals rescued the victim and admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Later, based on the complaint of the victim’s family Patapur Police lodged a case and detained the accused, whose identity is yet to be disclosed.
The incident has sparked resentment among the locals in the area.