Nayagarh: A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Itamati police station area of Nayagarh district. The incident came to the fore after the girl’s father lodged a police complaint yesterday.
Sources said a 22-year-old youth identified as Gunduri Behera lured the girl on the pretext of offering her chocolate and ice-cream and took her to an isolated place. He raped the girl and went away.
The survivor later brought the matter before her family members, following which her father lodged a complaint against the youth at Itamati police station yesterday.
Acting on the plaint, the cops detained the youth for interrogation and sent the girl to Nayagarh district headquarters hospital (DHH) for medical examination.