21 August 2019
Bhubaneswar: An eight-year old girl was allegedly raped by a youth in a capital city slum on Tuesday. The parents upon knowing the incident have filed an FIR at Chandrasekharpur Police Station at around 10 pm last night.
Both the victim and the accused belong to same slum near Niladri Vihar area of the capital, informed police officials.
The victim was playing when it started to drizzle and she had to take shelter in a nearby house. The accused, Rabi Nayak (21) offered the girl chocolates and asked her to come inside. Once inside he forcibly raped the minor, alleged locals.
The victim somehow managed to escape and shared her ordeal with her parents. Soon the news spread like wildfire and there was unrest in the slum.
The parents lodged a First Information Report (FIR) at Chandrasekharpur Police Station. The police admitted the victim into a nearby private hospital for treatment.
IIC Biswaranjan Nayak with his team held the accused who was hiding out in an under-construction house in the slum. Further probe is underway.