Minor boy arrested for raping 5-year-old girl in Odisha

Rourkela: A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a minor boy in a village under Bonai police limits of Sundergarh district on Tuesday. Police has arrested the accused and is interrogating him.

The matter came to the fore after mother of the survivor lodged a complaint at the Bonai police station on Tuesday.

According to the complaint, the minor girl had gone to the Bonai Tehsil office with her mother for some work yesterday. While returning, mother of the rape-survivor asked the boy from the same village to drop the girl at her house in his bicycle.

However, the accused took the girl to his house and raped her.

“I asked him to take my daughter to house and he agreed. But when I reached home, I saw her run towards me crying,” said the mother of the girl.

Soon after the incident, a complaint was lodged at the Bonai police station following which the officials arrested the accused. The rape survivor and the accused were later sent to Bonai Sub Divisional Hospital for medical examination.

Earlier on Monday, two youths were arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a minor girl at Bapuji Nagar in Boudh district.

On the same day, a 60-year-old man was arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a minor girl while she was asleep in her house.