Berhampur: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by three youths at a cashew plantation in Tamanada village under Jagannath Prasad police limits of Odisha’s Ganjam district yesterday.
The matter came to fore after the family members of the victim lodged a police complaint in this regard.
As per the FIR, the minor girl was gang-raped by three youths of the area around 1 pm while she had gone to a nearby cashew plantation for attending nature’s call.
The minor girl has further alleged that the whole incident was recorded by the wrongdoers on a mobile phone.
While two of the accused fled the spot after committing the crime, one of them was nabbed by the villagers. They thrashed him and handed him over to police.
Meanwhile, the victim was sent to MKCG Hospital here for a medical examination and investigation into the incident is underway, a police official said.
As per latest reports, four persons have been arrested in this conncetion.