16-yr-old girl gang raped in Sundergarh, 4 held


Sundergarh: After a 16-year-old girl was allegedly gang raped by four youths in Lahunipada area of Bonai in Sundergarh district on October 27, police on Monday arrested all the accused in connection with the case.

Acting on the complaint lodged by the victim’s family at Lahunipada police station, cops arrested the four accused and seized a bike from their possession.

As per the complaint, the minor girl was returning to her house in the evening when a youth, whom she was known to, offered her lift to her house. Later, the youth along with three others took the girl to a farmland and took turns to rape her.

The accused youths also allegedly threatened to kill her, if she discloses the matter to anyone.

On returning home, the victim narrated her ordeal before her parents, following which they lodged a police complaint at Lahunipada police station.

While the survivor’s medical examination has been conducted, the four accused are in custody for interrogation, said the police. A probe into the incident is on, the police added.

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