Reported by Santosh Jagdev
Bhubaneswar, Mar 25:
A five-year-old girl of Tarini basti in Shastri Nagar area under Kharvela Nagar police limits in Odisha’s capital city was allegedly raped by a youth of the same locality while the victim was alone in her house.
The matter came to light this afternoon when the victim’s family members approached Kharvela Nagar police station to lodge a complaint seeking action against the culprit.
The local police referred the case to Mahila police station in the city for investigation.
Reports said the victim was raped by the youth while her parents, who were daily labourers, were out of the house for work.
Meanwhile police have conducted a medical examination on the victim.
Medical sources said there was severe bleeding in the minor girl’s private parts after she was raped.
“We have launched a manhunt to nab the culprit who is still at large. We have got some clues on his hideouts. Everything will be clear after investigation is over,” said a senior police official of Mahila police station.