Differently-abled minor girl raped, impregnated on pretext of marriage

Lanjigarh: A differently-abled minor girl of Bijepur village in Lanjigarh block of Kalahandi district was allegedly raped and impregnated by a youth on pretext of marriage.

The youth identified as Rohi Das, working with a voluntary organisation in the district came in touch with the victim as part of his job. As per allegations, the youth raped the girl and continued to exploit her with false promises of marriage. However, soon after the girl got pregnant and revealed the matter to her family, Das washed his hands off the relationship.

The minor girl, along with her family members today lodged a complaint at the Bijepur police station seeking justice. Based on the complaint, police has registered a case and initiated probe into the incident.

“He maintained physical relationship with me with false promises of marriage. However, after I became pregnant he denies to marry me,” alleged the minor girl.