9-year-old girl raped on school premises in Puri

Puri: A minor girl was allegedly raped on the premises of a school in Nayahat police outpost area of Puri district today.

Family members of the girl informed that she had gone to a nearby market and did not return for a long time. She was spotted on the school premises and rushed to the Charichhak Community Health Centre (CHC) first and later shifted to the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar after her condition worsened.

An unidentified miscreant took her to the school premises, raped her and fled, alleged the family members in their complaint. Health condition of the survivor is stated to be stable now.

Meanwhile, the Nayahat police has initiated an investigation into the matter.

“Following a complaint lodged by her family members, we have started an investigation ianto the incident. We are waiting for medical examination report of the girl, after which next course of action will be taken. Doctors at the Capital hospital have informed that the survivor’s health condition is stable now,” said Puri SDPO Niranjan Padhi.