Minor girl tortured by relative, rescued by child line

Cuttack: Child line on Saturday alleged that a minor girl was tortured by her relative at Kaibalya Nagar under Chauliaganj police limits here.

The child line officials and child welfare committees rescued the girl in critical condition and admitted her to Sishu Bhawan for treatment. The Child line activists said the man, who exploited the child, is a relative of her mother.

Though the reason behind it has not yet been ascertained, the child line is planning to seek legal assistance. On the other hand, health condition of the child is stable, sources said.