Kalahandi: In yet another incident of alleged sexual assault against minors, a Class 3 girl student of Bachaka village under Biswanathpur police limits of Kalahandi district was allegedly raped by her uncle in a nearby forest.
The girl's mother lodged a complaint with the Biswanathpur police in this connection after which police has detained the accused and interrogating him.
As per the complaint, the accused uncle, identified as Sanyasi Bibhara, promised the eight-year-old of giving berries, took her to the forests and allegedly raped her.
The girl after returning from the forest narrated the ordeal in front of her mother who immediately lodged a complaint against Sanyasi at the police station.
As per police sources, the girl was sent for medical examination, the reports of which are still awaited.
"A case has been registered against the accused following the complaint of the mother. Sanyasi has been detained and we are interrogating him. He has not revealed anything yet. We are awaiting the reports," said Gopinath Mani Patra, Additional SP, Kalahandi.