Three-year-old girl raped by relative in Angul

Angul: A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her relative who happens to be a minor living in her neighbourhood in Bantala area of Angul district.

The matter came to light after the family members lodged a complaint at Bantala police station following which the accused minor was detained.

“A case has been registered in the incident involving the rape of a minor girl by her relative in Bantala Police limits. The accused has been detained while arrangements have been made for recording statement and conducting medical examination of the minor girl,” Sabyasachi Rout, IIC of Bantala Police Station, said.

Rout added that the accused minor will be produced before the juvenile court.

In a similar incident, a nine-year old minor girl was allegedly raped by a class X boy in Tumudibandha Police limits in Kandhamal on January 17.