Rourkela: A 16-year-old girl filed a case against her uncle alleging a rape attempt at Timber Colony under Plant Site police limits in Rourkela on Wednesday.
As per her complaint, she had lost her father in the year 2015 and mother in 2017 following which her grandfather had taken her along with her two younger brothers to Masodi in Patna of Bihar.
After being tortured by her grandfather, who also allegedly attempted to molest her, the siblings returned to Rourkela to find that their maternal aunt and her husband had occupied their house.
While she along with her brothers managed to stay in the house, they were regularly tortured by the couple, who also usurped the money received as rent from two rooms of their house.
The uncle and aunt had also forced the siblings to discontinue their studies and engaged 13-year-old brother of the complainant at a jewellery store. The salary he received from the job was also usurped by their aunt.
To top it all, the complainant’s uncle attempted to rape her and when she managed to flee from the spot her aunt attacked her with a knife and threatened not to reveal it before anyone. She has sustained various injuries on her face in the above incidents.
The complainant’s uncle also allegedly forced her to send her nude pictures while threatening to kill her 10-year-old brother. It was with support of some neighbours that she was able to contact the police and have demanded protection for her and her brothers.