Kantabanji: Fresh probe into rape of minor girl

Bolangir: After the rape victim in Kurli village under Kantabanji police limits of the district today revealed her ordeal before police, the case took a different perspective and the police have started investigating thoroughly.

According to sources, the victim said the abductors took her to a nearby jungle on May 7, tied her to a tree there and raped her. They then forced her to drink poison before throwing her in front of her house on May 9. She was taken to Kantabanji and later to Titilagarh for treatment.

The police, who have arrested one of the accused earlier in this connection, have now launched a fresh investigation taking into account various angles relating to the crime after today’s revelations by the victim.