Nabarangpur: A class-IX tribal girl was allegedly raped at a forest in Umerkote area of Odisha’s Nabarangpur district.
The victim has lodged an FIR with Umerkote police in this regard and a case has been registered in this connection.
According to reports, the minor girl, a student of a residential school in Chandahandi block of the district, had come to her village few days ago. On July 16 night, a youth of the village namely Krishna Kalar kidnapped the girl and took her to a nearby forest while she was urinating near her house.
The accused allegedly raped the tribal girl at the forest. Police have initiated efforts to nab the accused, who absconded after the incident.