Bhadrak: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by two youths in a forest near Gopalpur village Badaostia panchayat in Bhadrak district last night.
According to sources, the minor, a Plus II student of a resident college had gone to her uncle’s house in Gopalpur village on Sunday. In the evening, the victim along with her brother Sagar Mahali had gone to nearby Kalipadia to watch opera.
They were returning home when four youths waylaid them and thrashed Sagar. While one youth detained Sagar, three others forcibly took the minor to the nearby forest. Later, they thrashed her and outraged her modesty.
Hearing the scream of Sagar, villagers rushed to the spot. While they managed to escape from the spot, locals caught hold one of them and tied him to the pole. On intimation, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.