SALEPUR: A seven-year-old girl was raped by two minor boys in Lunahar village under Salepur police limits on Friday night.
A Class II student, the victim was playing with her friends when the accused duo lured her by offering chocolate and took her to a nearby banana field where they raped her.
They left her at the spot and fled. The girl managed to return to her uncle’s house at Lunahara where she was residing. Her parents, living in Cuttack, were informed and they registered a case at the Salepur police station. Police managed to nab the accused, who confessed to have committed the crime during interrogation. While the victim was shifted from Salepur CHC to SCBMCH, Cuttack, both the accused - a 14-year-old Class IX student and a 17-year-old ITI student - will be produced in a special court after medical examination on Sunday, said IIC of Salepur police station Prasant Majhi.