Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jharsuguda, Sep 14:

Badamal police today arrested two persons on charges of kidnapping and gang raping a young girl in Jharsuguda district of Odisha on September 8.


Both the accused hail from Jharsuguda town and will be forwarded to court tomorrow, police said.

Notably, the victim hailing from Mangalabag area in Cuttack had boarded a train to Jharsuguda from where she had to catch a connecting train on September 8.

However, she was allegedly abducted by three unidentified miscreants from the railway station. The tormentors had raped her and dumped her in a canal at Banjari village, 7 km from where she was kidnapped.

She was spotted by the villagers in a critical condition in the swampy area two days after the alleged incident. After being informed by the locals, a women’s organisation ‘Mahisha’ had filed a complaint with Badamal police station on September 10 based on the ordeal narrated by the victim.

The victim has been rehabilitated in a short stay home.