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The minor, whose mother is a nurse, was raped by the husband of another nurse living in the same residential quarters
Shraban Pradhan was arrested for allegedly raping the minor girl when she had gone to her village under Daringbadi police limits during vacation a few months back.
The victim, now 16 and a student of 12th standard, alleged that besides four accused already named by her, seven more persons were also involved in the crime.
On being informed, the Headmistress reached the hostel and drove the girl with the newborn out through the back door in an apparent bid to suppress the incident.
The number of distress calls received by the national helpline for children has increased three-fold in the last four years.
The body of the girl was found in a field some distance away from her home Wednesday morning, the police said.
The incident came to light when the girl was taken to a local government hospital as she complained of stomach ache, where she gave birth to a premature baby.
The matter came to light when the victim, a student of Class X, stopped attending classes in her school and was confined to the house for around a month.
Police arrested Suhail on Monday for raping the girl in Rarkali village under Bhopa police station area in Muzaffarnagar district on gunpoint in June, according to the complaint filed by the girl.
The 40-year-old accused was arrested under the POCSO Act.
The petition came up within a week after the Bench ordered termination of the pregnancy of a 11-year-old girl.
One of the accused called the victim's brother and demanded Rs 50,000 threatening that he had some nude shots of the girl and would post it on social media.
Police have taken eight people into custody for the crime including one of her relatives and have launched a hunt for the others.
Police said the minor, who hails from Dharwad, was dropped by her relatives at Hubballi station on Thursday.
In a shocking incident, a 13-year-old girl from West Bengal was allegedly drugged and gangraped by five youths in Bhograi of Balasore district.