19-YO Girl Raped In Mayurbhanj, Minor Among 2 Held

Mayurbhanj: Police here have arrested two persons including a minor boy for alleged gang rape of a 19-year-old girl under Baripada Town Police limits in Mayurbhanj district in the wee hours of Thursday.

The arrested have been identified as Sanu Singh (25) and Suresh Singh alias Bapun (17) of the same locality.

According to sources, the incident occurred when the girl, who resides with her elder sister at her residential house, had gone to a nearby ground to attend nature’s call at around 3 AM early morning today. Meanwhile, the two persons- Sanu and Bapun forcibly took her to an isolated place and outraged her modesty.

The victim somehow managed to escape the spot and narrated the ordeal to her elder sister. Later, the girl approached the local police station and filed an FIR against the two accused persons.

Based on the plaint, Baripada Town Police Station Sub-Inspector Ranjan Kumar Behera along with police and scientific teams reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.

Meanwhile, the cops took the girl and the two accused for medical examination.

Further investigation into the incident is underway, sources added.

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