Minor girl gang-raped in Sambalpur; 5 detained

Burla: A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped and abandoned near a roadside dhaba here in Sambalpur district, police said today.

Burla police initiated a probe into the incident following a written complaint filed by the victim’s father and detained five persons in this connection.

According to reports, the accused persons gang-raped a 17-year-old girl and later left her at a dhaba near Sambalpur-Bargarh National Highway late on Saturday night.

The police rescued the girl in a critical condition and rushed her to the Veer Surendra Sai Institute Of Medical Sciences And Research (VIMSAR) for treatment.

Police source said that five persons including a dhaba owner have been detained for interrogation.

The gang rape survivor will undergo a medical examination and her statement will be recorded after treatment, the police said.


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