Berhampur: In a shocking incident, a minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by her male friend and his associate on the premises of the local treasury office in Ganjam district.
The matter came to light today after the victim fell unconscious at Buguda main market in the locality. She was rescued in a critical condition and rushed to a hospital.
According to sources, the minor girl’s male friend had called her to meet him and took her near Buguda treasury office. Later, the accused and his friend gang-raped the minor girl on the office premises. They fled the spot after committing the crime.
After the matter came to light, Buguda police registered a case and launched a probe. Acting swiftly, the police arrested the accused duo.
The medical test of the victim was conducted and further probe is underway, Bhanjanagar sub-divisional police officer Utkal Keshari Das informed.