Mrunal Manmay Dash

In a shocking incident, a minor girl at Tustapali village under Bolangir’s Saintala block was allegedly raped and subsequently murdered on Wednesday.

The girl’s father accused three youths from the same village of raping and murdering his daughter.

As per the reports, the victim had gone out to attend nature’s call on Wednesday night. But she never returned home.

Her family members made frantic searches all over the area and finally found her lying under a bush near the river. They took her to the Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital immediately where the doctors pronounced her dead.

A case has been registered at Saintala Police Station on the basis of her father’s complaint.

It is pertinent to mention here that hundreds of activists from Bajrang Dal gheraoed the Saintala police station demanding justice for the minor girl.

No comment from the police has been received in this matter yet.

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