Jajpur: A minor girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by two youths in a forest in Binjharpur police limits in Jajpur district.
The incident came to light after police arrested a tractor driver and detained one of his associates on Friday.
According to police, the victim had gone missing on October 3, after which her mother had lodged a missing complaint with Binjharpur police. Acting on the complaint, the police had launched a probe, but could not trace her.
Two days later, the police rescued the girl from her relative’s house on Friday evening. Narrating her ordeal, the minor girl said that the two accused youths had abducted her and took her into a forest where they took turns to rape her.
Based on the statement, the police arrested a tractor driver and detained one of his associates. Further probe is underway, the police said.