Rourkela: Biramitrapur police today arrested two youths for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl in Talsara area of Odisha’s Sundargarh district.
The arrested have been identified as Chhotu Pradhan (22) and Jethu Pradhan (23), both hailing from the same locality.
According to reports, the accused duo on Monday evening convinced the victim’s parents for allowing her to go with them to a nearby place for learning dance.
However, they took her to a secluded place where the two allegedly raped the minor girl and threatned her not to disclose the incident.
After the parents of the victim came to know about the whole matter from her, they lodged a complaint with Biramitrapur police, on the basis of which the accused were arrested.
The girl and the two youths were sent for medical examination. Investigation into the matter is underway, a police official said.