Woman picked from Bhubaneswar, raped & dumped on Khurda NH


Khurda: A woman was rescued in an unconscious state near Prananath Autonomous College in Khurda on Wednesday evening.

According to sources, locals and passersby spotted the woman lying in a critical condition. Though the locals tried to bring the woman into her senses, she was in deep shock and unable to express anything.

Fire Service personnel reached the spot and admitted the woman to the Khurda District Headquarter Hospital.

After primary treatment at the hospital, the woman gave a statement to the cops. In the FIR lodged, she stated that she was picked up by two youths in a car from the Kalinga Vihar area in Bhubaneswar and was raped by them inside the vehicle. Later the accused youths dumped her near PN College before fleeing the spot.

The officials of Khandagiri Police Station were also informed about the matter.

The health condition of the woman is stated to be critical and she is currently being treated at the hospital. While the identities of the miscreants are yet to be ascertained, Khurda superintendent of police (SP), the sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) and inspector-in-charge of the local police station visited the hospital and inquired about the health condition of the survivor.

In a recent development to the case, cops have apprehended the accused and seized the car. Acting swiftly on the complaint lodged, police launched a manhunt and nabbed an accused. Senior officers are monitoring the investigation.

This has been informed by the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Bhubaneswar).



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