Another Minor Girl In Odisha Sexually Assaulted By Relative

Mayurbhanj: In yet another incident of sexual assault, a minor girl was allegedly raped by her relative in Sarat Police limits area of Mayurbhanj district. The accused, Tumbi Singh Banra, was detained based on a complaint lodged at the local police station.

As per reports, the girl’s father works outside which is why he had left her at Tumbi’s house. She had been staying there and looking after his children for more than two years now. On Monday, finding her alone at his house, Tumbi allegedly raped her. The horrified girl narrated the ordeal to the villagers who immediately lodged a police complaint.

A case under IPC sections and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, (POCSO) was registered while Tumbi has been detained for interrogation.

The response of police officials could not be obtained.

Meanwhile in Puri, police have arrested two persons including Constable Jitendra Sethi, the prime accused in Puri gang rape case where a minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by two men after being abducted to a government quarters.