Shame Again! Minor girl gang raped by 5 persons in Odisha

Keonjhar: Speaking volumes about deteriorating law and order situation in Odisha, a minor girl was gang raped after she was allegedly abducted by five persons in Joda area of Keonjhar district on Monday night.

The 12-year-old girl was reportedly kidnapped when she was going to her uncle’s place along with one of her relatives. The accused intercepted the duo and later forcibly took the girl to an isolated place under Joda Police limits and gang raped her.

Only after getting information from the relative, other family members reached the spot and launched a frantic search operation to trace the girl. As per reports, the girl was subsequently rescued in an unconscious condition after she was dumped on roadside by the miscreants.
The survivor is now battling for her life at the local hospital.

“We have registered a case in connection with the gang rape case and we have detained five persons. Further verification is on,” said DSP (Crime) Keonjhar, Suresh Chandra Patra.