Class X Girl Student Found Pregnant In Odisha School
Koraput: Amid country-wide outrage over the rise in the incidents of crime against women, an increasing number of minor school girls getting pregnant have raised serious concerns over the safety of girls in the State.
A Class 10 girl student of a tribal residential school in Laxmipur block of Koraput district has been allegedly impregnated by a youth.
The matter came to light during a routine health check-up of the students by a special team of doctors from Koraput on December 4.
As per reports, the girl is now seven months pregnant and has been sent to a hospital for medical examination.
After receiving information about the case, District Welfare Officer (DWO) and District Child Protection Officer (DCPO) spoke to the girl’s parents, headmaster of the school and Panchayat Extension Officer of Laxmipur block.
Subsequently, a complaint was lodged at Laxmipur Police Station. After a preliminary probe, Koraput DCPO Rajashree Das informed that the incident happened outside the school premises.