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One held in Odisha gang-rape case

Friday, 28 December 2012 - 8:10pm IST | Place: Bhubaneswar | Agency: IANS
According to police, the 17-year-old girl was kidnapped and gang-raped by three men near Chandiposh village, when she was returning home from work on Thursday evening.

A man was arrested in Odisha's Sundergarh district Friday for the gang-rape of a minor girl in the region, police said.

According to police, the 17-year-old girl was kidnapped and gang-raped by three men near Chandiposh village, about 450 km from here, when she was returning home from work on Thursday evening.

Efforts are on to nab her other two attackers, a district police official told IANS.

This was the second incident of gang-rape in Sundergarh district this week.

A tribal woman was earlier gang-raped in Kutra area by five men when she was returning home after celebrating Christmas in a village late Tuesday.

All the culprits were arrested a day after the crime.




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