Divyang minor girl raped in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj, condition critical

Betanati: In yet another shameful incident, a divyang minor girl was allegedly raped by her relative here in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. The victim was admitted to hospital in critical condition.

The incident was reported on Tuesday from Khadisola colony sahi under Betanati police limits where a nine-year-old divyang girl was allegedly raped by one of her relatives who is also a minor at age.

The victim was admitted to district headquarters hospital in Baripada after her condition deteriorated following rape incident.

A case has been registered under sections 376 (1) (2) of IPC and section 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act with Betanati police station based on the preliminary medical report.

As the accused is stated to be minor, he along with his father is being interrogated by police in the matter.

The incident took place under the same police limits just few days after a minor girl belonging to a tribal community was raped and murdered in Garudabasa area.

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