Kandhamal: A class-IX girl student of a residential school under Baliguda area in Kandhamal district was found pregnant.
The incident came to fore after the victim’s pregnancy was detected during a health check-up.
According to reports, the victim, a student of Lankagarh Ashram School under Belghar police limits in the district had developed a love relationship with a 40-year-old man. Later, the accused man developed a physical relationship with the girl on the pretext of marrying her.
After the Family members of the girl learnt about the matter, they lodged an FIR in this regard at the Belghar police station.
Based on the plaint, police have arrested the accused while the girl has been sent for medical examination.