The C Times
29th May 17
Odisha: On Friday Night a physically challenged minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth inside the premises of Lord Jagannath temple.
The incident took place when the 11-year-old girl went inside the temple for ‘Darshan’ of the Lord, taking advantage of the situation; a 28-year-old youth took her to the bathing mandap of the Lord and raped her before fleeingThe victim was rescued from the spot in a critical condition. Before handing him over to the police the angry locals spotted the accused and thrashed him.
Police said the girl was admitted to the SCB Medical College at Cuttack as her condition worsened.
Baripada sub-collector S K Purohit along with police officers visited the spot and has sanctioned Rs.10,000 for the treatment of the girl, officials said.