Reported by Santosh Jagdev
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25:
The city Mahila police on Friday arrested a 14-year-old boy on charges of raping a minor girl and his mother for assaulting the mother of the victim in Mancheswar area here. The incident, police said, took place on October 21.
On Friday the prime accused who happens to be a minor himself, was produced before the Juvenile Justice Board in Khurda and later sent to Berhampur Juvenile jail. The alleged rapist’s mother was sent to Jharpada Special Jail here.
The accused who originally belongs to Jagatsinghpur district allegedly raped a 6-year-old girl, a Standard II student who hails from Phulbani. The minor girl was staying in the same locality.
On October 21, the accused boy had invited the girl to his house and allegedly raped her, the victim’s family said.
A complaint was lodged with Mancheswar police and later with Mahila police.
Acting on the complaint the police conducted the medical tests of both the victim and the accused and filed a criminal case