Former Sarpanch Rapes Minor - The New Indian Express

Former Sarpanch Rapes Minor

Published: 03rd February 2014 11:37 AM

Last Updated: 03rd February 2014 11:37 AM

A minor Dalit girl studying in class IX was allegedly raped by a former sarpanch in Tanra village under Tirtol police limits on Saturday night.

Sources said the victim went to attend a marriage reception at Tanra village where the former sarpanch of the village Bijaya Khuntia was also invited. He forcibly took the girl to an isolated place and raped her. When the victim raised an alarm, the accused fled the spot.

Police have registered a case based on the FIR lodged by the victim’s father. IIC of Tirtol police station Dayanidhi Nayak said the girl has been sent for medical test and efforts are on to nab the accused.

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