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Dalit girl raped

In shocking incident, a minor dalit girl was raped by a youth as an act of revenge after the former refused to celebrate Holi with the latter at Taradapada village under Jagatsinghpur police station on Thursday.

Published: 30th March 2013 11:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th March 2013 11:24 AM   |  A+A-

In shocking incident, a minor dalit girl was raped by a youth as an act of revenge after the former refused to celebrate Holi with the latter at Taradapada village under Jagatsinghpur police station on Thursday.

Sources said while the seven-year-old girl was playing Holi with her friends, the accused, Siba Sankar Das (25), wanted to apply colour to her. But she refused.

Siba also tried to attract her by offering some chocolates. But she against turned him down and went to nearby pond to take bath. While the girl was returning from the pond, Siba, who was hiding on the way, dragged her to an isolated place and raped her by gagging her mouth.

Later, the girl went home and told her mother about the incident.

Hearing the news, irate villagers caught hold of Siba, tonsured him and blackened his head.

wwwMeanwhile, the victim’s father has lodged an FIR at Jagatsinghpur police station and a case has been registered in this connection.

IIC of the police station Sanjib Mohanty said Siba has been arrested and both the accused and the victim have been sent for medical examination.

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