Odisha: Uncle takes 16-year-old girl to Kolkata in sleeper coach bus, rapes her

The girl trusted Dayanidhi and went with him on a motorcycle up to Aradi. The accused then took the girl to Bhadrak town by a bus from Aradi.

Published: 21st November 2023 07:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st November 2023 07:58 AM   |  A+A-

child sexual abuse-child-rape-POCSO-sexualharassment

Representational image. (File Photo | AFP)

By Express News Service

JAJPUR: In a shocking incident, a minor girl was allegedly raped by her uncle several times in a running bus on way from Bhadrak to Kolkata on Sunday night.

The incident came to the fore after an FIR was lodged with the Dasarathpur police in this regard by the girl’s father on Monday.

The accused is Dayanidhi Jena (45), from Patiri in Jajpur. As per the complainant, his 16-year-old daughter was on her way to attend private tuition in Purunasahi village on Sunday morning when Dayanidhi, who happens to be one of their distant relatives, met her on the way and asked her to accompany him to a hospital in Bhadrak where her mother had been admitted for treatment.

The girl trusted Dayanidhi and went with him on a motorcycle up to Aradi. The accused then took the girl to Bhadrak town by a bus from Aradi. After reaching Bhadrak, Dayanidhi booked two tickets in a sleeper coach bus and tactfully took the girl to Kolkata.

He allegedly assaulted the girl sexually several times in the bus which was on its way to Kolkata. The accused threatened her with dire consequences in case she screamed for help or revealed the incident to anybody.

Dayanidhi returned to Bhadrak with the minor girl the same night by a private bus. They reached Bhadrak town in the early hours of Monday and the accused dropped the girl on the roadside on the way to her home in Jajpur village.

Upon getting to know the details, the survivor’s father approached police on Monday. “We have received a complaint and investigation is underway,” said Dasarathpur IIC Badrikanath Behera.

Follow The New Indian Express channel on WhatsApp


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.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp