Angul: A 50-year-old man has been detained by police for allegedly raping a 5-year-old girl in Bantala area of Odisha’s Angul district.
According to reports, the accused, identified as Artatrana Behera, lured the victim with chocolate while she was playing with her friends. He then took the girl to an under-construction house and allegedly raped her there.
The man was in an inebriated state when he committed the crime, reports added. After the matter came to fore, villagers nabbed Behera and handed him over to Bantala police.
A case in this regard has been registered at the Bantala police station and investigation is underway. The accused and the victim were sent for medical examination.