Tribal woman raped at roadside

In a shocking incident, a 35-year-old tribal woman was raped in broad daylight at roadside near MV-84 village under Malkangiri police limits on Wednesday.

Published: 12th August 2017 03:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th August 2017 09:23 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

MALKANGIRI: In a shocking incident, a 35-year-old tribal woman was raped in broad daylight at roadside near MV-84 village under Malkangiri police limits on Wednesday.The incident came to light on Friday after video of the incident went viral in social media.

Sources said the tribal woman of Udupa village in an inebriated condition was returning from Padmagiri weekly market when she fell unconscious on the roadside near MV-84 village. Later, a man passing through the road committed the crime in full public glare at about 11.30 am. While no one stopped him from committing the crime, many captured the act in their mobile phones.

Though the incident came to light on Friday, neither the family members of the victim nor the villagers have lodged FIR with the police.When contacted, Malkangiri SP Jagmohan Meena said no FIR has been lodged so far. However, police will start investigation into the matter from Saturday.

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL2018