Dhenkanal: An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her uncle in Dhenkanal district. The accused has been identified as Gobind Sahoo.
According to sources, Gobind lured the minor girl and took her to a nearby forest in Hindola area of the district following which he allegedly outraged her modesty.
Later, the victim’s mother found the minor girl in the forest.
She was then admitted to Angul District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in a critical condition.
Besides, locals caught hold of the accused and thrashed him black and blue before handing him over to the cops, sources said.