Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Angul, Sept 3:
A youth was beaten black and blue for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl in Odisha’s Angul district on Friday.
The accused has been identified as Sarathi Sahu of Angarbandha village in the district.
According to reports, Sarathi allegedly raped a baby girl of his village at around 3 pm yesterday and threatened her not to disclose the incident to anyone.
Tension erupted in the village after the minor girl narrated the incident to her parents. Irate villagers thrashed the culprit and informed police. Police reached the spot and rescued him from the enraged people.
The victim was sent to Angul District Headquarters Hospital for medical examination.
The accused was detained at the local police station yesterday for questioning following his arrest today.