Minor Girl Abducted, Gang Raped In Odisha’s Rourkela

**Rourkela:** Another shameful incident has come to light from the State’s steel plant city where a minor girl was allegedly abducted and gang raped by four men on Thursday in Ratakhandi area under Bisra police limits.

The incident occurred late in the night when the girl was on her way back to home. The four men abducted her and took her to the nearby forest where they allegedly raped her.

While, two of the accused were absconding in the morning, Bisra police managed to nab all the four miscreants by the afternoon.

A case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act has been registered in connection with the incident.

The police is investigating the incident. Meanwhile, the girl was sent for medical examination.

In view of the drastic rise in the cases of sexual assault on minor girls, the Odisha police conducted several awareness campaigns under the banner ‘Pari Pain Katha Tiye’ to spread the message on safety of minor girls.

Despite this, several rape cases have been reported from different parts of Odisha now and then.

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