Kandhamal: Two youths have been arrested for allegedly raping a young woman in a forest near Baliguda under Kotagarh police limits in Kandhamal district.
The arrestees were identified as Asef Badamajhi and Nilambar Badamajhi.
As per the complaint, the woman had gone to a nearby forest for a picnic along with two other women and the accused duo. During the picnic party, the accused duo, who consumed liquor also offered the same to others.
While others went home, the victim failed to return home after being intoxicated following which the duo allegedly raped her in the forest.
Later, the victim narrated the ordeal before her family members after which a case was filed. Though the unfortunate incident had taken place in January 29, the matter came to light on Sunday.
After preliminary interrogation, they have been forwarded to court