Odisha : Specially-abled Minor Girl Allegedly Raped Inside Jagannath Temple


Baripada: According to report, a physically challenged minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth inside the premises of Lord Jagannath temple Baripada in Odisha, police said on Sunday.


Sources said, the incident took place when the 11-year-old girl went inside the temple for ‘Darshan’ of the Lord late on Friday when the shrine was virtually deserted, they said.


The victim was rescued in a critical condition from the temple premises. Angry locals caught the accused and thrashed him before handing him over to the police.

Baripada sub-collector S K Purohit along with police officers visited the spot and has sanctioned Rs 10,000 for the treatment of the girl, officials said.

Source : News18





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