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After Kandhamal shame, another minor girl delivers baby in Odisha


Jajpur: After Kandhamal residential school shame, another minor girl delivered a baby here in the district today.

The incident was reported from Danagadi area under Kalinga Nagar police limits in Jajpur district.

She delivered a baby girl at Danagadi CHC on Thursday evening following labour pain on her way back to home with father from Jajpur.

According to reports, the minor girl was engaged by a youth identified as Pintu Jena, a contractor in Railways, to provide him water on a daily basis at the wage of Rs 1,000 pm. The contractor had allegedly kept the physical relationship with her and asked her not to disclose it to anyone.

After five-month of pregnancy, she told everything to an Asha worker, who later informed to her family. The family later lodged a complaint alleging Jena of impregnating the minor girl.

“I had lodged a complaint with police two months ago, but no action has been taken against the accused so far,” alleged the victim’s father.

“The minor girl aged about 14 years old along with her father was taken to Jajpur by the Kalinga Nagar police yesterday. She suffered from labour pain on the way while she was returning home. She was immediately rushed to the Danagadi CHC where she delivered a baby girl. Both the victim and her baby have been shifted to the Jajpur District Headquarters Hospital,” said the Asha worker.