Sharmili Mallick

Rayagada: A four-year-old girl was allegedly gang raped by two minor boys under Bissamcuttack Police Station limits in Rayagada district. The matter came to fore after mother of the rape survivor lodged a complaint at the police station on Thursday.

Following the complaint, Bissamcuttack police has initiated an investigation and detained two minor boys for interrogation.

As per the complaint, when the four-year-old girl’s mother was out of her house for some work on July 17, two minor boys of the village reportedly studying in Class X took away the girl with them and gang raped her in a nearby house.

Though the villagers tried to resolve the issue, the efforts did not yield any result. Following this, the woman filed a police complaint yesterday.

Earlier, on July 20, an eight-year-old girl was raped near Angul bus-stand and thrown away near a garbage dump.

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