Hall of Shame For Odisha: 2 More Minor Rape Cases Send Shock Waves

Nabarangpur: A student of class eight was allegedly abducted and raped by two youths when she was on her way to answer nature’s call at the Sanmari village, on Wednesday.

As per the complaint filed by the survivor at the Nabarangpur Town Police Station here, two youth intercepted her and forcefully carried her away to an isolated place.

Both the accused repeatedly raped her and dropped her off at her village on Thursday morning. The youths warned her not to reveal the matter to anyone or else face consequences. One of the youths even promised to marry her if she keeps the incident a secret.

On Thursday, the girl lodged a police complaint with the help of Maa Ghara, a local NGO.

“We have received the complaint and investigation is on. The accused will be arrested soon,” informed IIC, Nabarangpur Town Police Station Tarak Mohammad.

“Our government and the administration have miserably failed to protect minor girls. There is an immediate need for awareness generation among the public regarding this growing menace,” said Maa Ghara President Kadambini Tripathy.

In another incident, a 15-year-old minor girl on Thursday lodged a complaint at the Simulia police station in Balasore alleging that she was abducted and raped by a youth of the same village.The girl was having an affair with the accused youth and the latter had been forcing her to have a physical relationship, reports said.

On denying for the same, the youth forcefully raped her and threatened not to reveal the matter before anyone.”The accused has been arrested and the duo has been sent for medical examination,” informed the police.

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