Koraput: Incidents of unwanted pregnancy among minor girls continued to rattle in Koraput as another minor student of an Ashram school was found pregnant in Laxmipur block of the district today.
According to sources, the minor girl is a student of class X in Burja Ashram school and staying in the school hostel. She was found seven-month pregnant.
The matter came to light after a health check-up which the minor had undergone today. After conducting the medical examination, doctors informed the school officials about her pregnancy.
On being informed, Koraput district welfare officer along with other authorities reach the school and the headmaster of the ashram school lodged a complaint with Laxmipur police in this regard.
Subsequently, the girl was admitted to the hospital for a medical examination. Meanwhile, based on the complaint, the police have initiated an investigation into the matter, sources said.