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Minor girl held captive, raped for 3 weeks

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Balasore: A 17-year-old minor girl alleged that she was sexually abused by a person for more than three weeks in different places outside the State after being kidnapped by him.

The victim disclosed her ordeals before a court during recording of her statement at Jaleswar on Tuesday after being rescued by the police.

A case has been registered under various Sections of the IPC and POCSO Act. The accused is at large.

According to sources, the victim of Khuluda village had gone to the house of the accused of Palasahi under Paschimbad under Bhograi police station limits during the time of Chadak Mela, in the second week of April.

Accused Rajendra Majhi drugged her and later took her to Haryana. After lodging her in a secluded room in Jamuna Nagar, he assaulted her sexually for several days.

However, she managed to flee from there.

While she was roaming in Vijayawada railway station aimlessly, she was detected by the railway police there. The police after rescuing her handed her over to the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) at that place.


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