5 held for gang raping minor girl

Malkanagiri: In a shameful incident, five persons were arrested and forwarded to court yesterday for allegedly gang raping a minor girl in Goudaguda village here in the district by luring her on the pretext of giving a job in a hospital.

The incident came to lime light when the victim lodged a complaint at the local police station.

According to sources, Saroj Sagadia, who is an accused of the incident, is a Grade four employee at the local hospital. He brought the girl and kept her at his quarter promising her to give a job in the hospital. Later he and his four friends gang raped her. Till the last report came in the girl has been shifted to Swadhara shelter house.