Teenage girl commits suicide after rape in Odisha’s Boudh
Boudh: A teenage girl allegedly committed suicide after being raped by a 25-year-old man in Manamunda area of Odisha’s Boudh district.
According to reports, one Narendra Pradhan of Jamulapadar village had on September 25 raped the 19-year-old girl near her house when she was present at the backyard.
Fearing social stigma, the victim had consumed pesticide in a bid to end her life. She was rescued in a critical condition and admitted to VIMSAR in Burla. However, she breathed her last while undergoing treatment on Friday.
Acting on a complaint lodged by the father of the deceased, Manamunda police have detained the accused for questioning.