Kendrapara: In yet another shameful incident in Odisha, an eight-year-old minor girl was allegedly raped in Odisha’s Kendrapara district.
Police arrested the accused identified as Mihir Singh (28) from Haladia village of Tangi area in Cuttack district following the complaint lodged by the victim’s family at Derabish police station.
The incident was reported from Narasinghpur area under Derabish block in Kendrapara district yesterday.
According to reports, the youth allegedly raped the minor girl after offering her money.
“The youth called us and offered us money. When we refused and put the money on the floor, he called us for bottle. After we entered his house, he closed the door and raped me,” said the victim.
“The youth offered money to my elder daughter and two other children. He closed the door when my daughter entered the room. He forced her and raped her,” said the victim’s mother.
Derabish police registered a case and launched probe into the incident on basis of the complaint made by the victim’s family.