Nayagarh: A juvenile has been arrested for raping a minor girl in Odagaon area of Nayagarh district on Monday evening, the police said today.
According to sources, the incident took place when the 10-year-old victim, a class-V student, along with her sister was headed to coaching classes. Meanwhile, the accused, a 14-year-old boy forcibly took her to an isolated place and outraged her modesty. The victim returned home and narrated her ordeal.
Later, the family members of the girl lodged a complaint with Odagaon police.
Based on the plaint, police booked the accused under relevant Sections of the IPC and took him into custody.