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Odisha: Elderly Man Held For Attempting To Rape 5-Yr-Old Girl In Angul

27 January 2019

Diptanshu Dash

Angul: In yet another shameful incident, a 50-year-old man was detained by police for allegedly attempting rape on a 5-year-old girl in Bantala area here last evening.

Reportedly, accused Artatrana Behera, took the girl to an under construction house in the pretext of giving her a chocolate. He was trying to undress her, when villagers caught hold of him and took him into their custody.

The villagers then handed him over to Bantala police and further investigation into the matter is currently underway. The accused and the victim were sent for medical examination immediately, stated reports.

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