Gang raped woman rescued from canal in Odisha; case lodged

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jharsuguda, Sep 10:

A day after a woman was rescued from a canal in a critical state in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district, a case of gang rape and kidnapping has been registered with the local police here today.

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According to reports, the victim hailing from Mangalabag area in Cuttack had boarded a train to Jharsuguda from where she was to catch a connecting train on September 8.

However, she was allegedly abducted by three unidentified miscreants from the railway station here. The tormentors raped her and dumped her in a canal at Banjari village, 7 km from where she was kidnapped.

The villagers spotted her in a critical condition in the swampy area two days after the alleged incident. After being informed by the locals, a women’s organisation filed a complaint with Badamal police station today based on the ordeal narrated by the victim.

“Her family members have been informed about the incident and the accused will be nabbed very soon,” said Jharsuguda SDPO Bijay Nanda.

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