A 14 year-old girl, studying in Class 8, was allegedly abducted and raped by a youth in Sunabeda area of Koraput district.
As per a complaint lodged in this connection by the family members of the girl, she was kidnapped from her village under Maidalpur Police limits in Nabarangpur district.
In the FIR, the rape survivor stated on October 10 that two youths-- Santosh Takri and Umesh Harijan, both residents of Semla village under Nandapur block of Koraput district, abducted her in a car while she had gone to attend nature’s call to a ground near her house. They took her to Sunabeda and kept her there at an undisclosed place where Santosh raped her for three days. Later, he took her to Semla.
In the meantime, the family of the minor girl got information regarding the whereabouts of their daughter and rescued her from Santosh’s village on October 15.
“They first took her to Sunabeda where they raped her for three days and later took her to Semla. We received the information about their location and rescued her. I request the police to take stringent action against the accused,” appealed a relative of the minor girl.
The incident came to limelight on a day when two cases of rapes reported from Mayurbhanj district sent shockwaves across the State.
In the first incident, a 50-year-old woman was brutally gang-raped by two men at Sukruli in Mayurbhanj district on the pretext of offering her a lift and inserted a stick into her private parts. The survivor has been admitted to Karanjia Sub-Divisional Hospital (SDH) for treatment.
In another case, a Plus 3 girl student was allegedly gang raped by three youths in front of his male friend near Kalama Chhak under Baisinga police limits of Baripada in Mayurbhanj district on Friday evening.