08 October 2019
Jharsuguda: Brajrajnagar police have arrested one Akash Kumura on charges of raping a minor girl aged about seven years. The incident occurred near a nullah in Brarajnagar area of the district.
According to the police, Kumura lured the girl with a fruit and took her to a deserted area. He allegedly raped the girl and fled from the spot.
The minor returned home and narrated her ordeal before her parents who reported the matter to police.
A joint team of Childline and local police conducted raids and apprehended the accused. 19-year-old Kumura has been booked under multiple Sections of the IPC and the POCSO Act.