Pregnant woman raped in Balasore, accused held
Soro: In a shocking incident a youth raped a seven months pregnant woman to settle score with her in Singakhunta village under Soro police limits in Balasore district.
As per the report, the victim identified as a resident of the same village was asleep along with her two sisters-in-law late Tuesday night when the accused Kumpander Nayak (22) barged into her home and forcibly took her away to his home. Later, he thrashed the victim severely and sexually assaulted for the whole night.
While the victim protested the act, Kumpander thrashed her mercilessly without considering her state of pregnancy.
As the family members of the victim reached the spot to save her, the accused reportedly threatened them by showing sharp weapons. They could be able to rescue the victim in the wee hours yesterday only after the accused fled from the spot.
Soro Police started an investigation into the case today after the victim’s family lodged a complaint with it in connection with the incident and nabbed the accused.