Cuttack: Police on Tuesday rescued a minor girl, who was allegedly raped by a youth for 22 days in the city.
As per sources, the survivor was rescued by a team of the Commissionerate Police from Gatirout Patana area of Cuttack and was later handed over to Childline officials.
During counseling by the Childline authorities, the survivor revealed that she is a resident of Tirtol area of Jagatsinghpur. She had recently come to Cuttack and was staying with her elder sister. However, after some altercation, she was asked by her sister to return to the village.
While on her way back, she came in contact with a stranger youth, who took her to Badambadi on the pretext of providing a job. The youth later took her to a house in Gatirout Patana where he along with one of his associates allegedly abused her. The youth reportedly recorded a video of the incident and blackmailed her and repeatedly harassed her for 22 days.
On Monday, police after receiving some inputs, raided the area and rescued the girl. Based on the allegations by the girl, Childline authorities have filed an FIR at Chauliaganj Police Station in connection with the incident.