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Odishatv Bureau

Balasore: A divyang girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a youth in Baliapal Police limits area of Balasore district today. The accused youth was reportedly caught by the locals after the girl raised an alarm and was later handed over to police, sources said.

According to sources, the youth identified as Tampada Gochhayat allegedly assaulted the girl after finding her alone in her house. The locals in the area came to know about the incident when the girl raised an alarm. Later they thrashed the accused youth and informed the police about the incident. The police, after reaching the spot detained the youth and is conducting further investigation into the allegations, sources added.

"The girl had raised an alarm and my nephews arrived and caught the youth. Later, they handed him over to police," a relative of the girl said.

Baliapal Police Station Inspector In-Charge (IIC), Prabhu Kalyan Acharya said "We reached the spot after receiving information about the incident. The accused youth has been detained and further investigations are on."

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