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07 February 2019


Baripada: In yet another shocking incident, another schoolgirl was found pregnant in Mayurbhanj district today after she was admitted to a Baripada Hospital.

Reportedly, a Class-VI student of Ashram School under Morada police limits was hospitalised on Monday night after her condition deteriorated at the residential school. An ultrasound revealed that she was pregnant. Soon, cops detained a boy student of the same class after the school authorities lodged a complaint on Wednesday, reports stated.

Earlier, similar students have been reported from Dhenkanal, Kalahandi and Gajapati as well.

Marathon cases of schoolgirls being found pregnant in interior parts of the State have been come to the fore over the past month since a Class 8 rape victim in Kandhamal delivered a baby and sent shockwave across the country.

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