Koraput: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth of her village under Borigumma block of Koraput district on Wednesday.
The matter came to the fore after the family members of the minor girl lodged a complaint at Borigumma Police Station on Thursday, said reports.
As per the complaint, a youth identified as Dambaru Muduli asked the girl to accompany her for sightseeing around the village but allegedly took her to a nearby forest and raped her.
Later, he dropped her home and threatened her not to reveal the incident to anyone. However when the girlfell sick, she opened up about the incident to her mother. Later she was rushed to Jepore Hospital for treatment.
"She told me that the accused (Muduli) took her with him and raped her," alleged the mother of the girl.
Police have initiated an investigation into the incident after registering an FIR. The accused on the other hand, is stated to be absconding after the case.