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Odisha: Minor Girl Abducted, Sexually Assaulted In Jajpur, 1 Held

**Jajpur**: Yet another incident of violence against women came to the fore on Saturday as a minor girl was allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted by two youths for more than two days under Binjharpur police limits in the district.

Reportedly, the school girl had gone for her tuition classes on Wednesday when the incident occurred. When she didn’t return home on time, her parents along with her relatives searched for her in every nook and corner. Later, they lodged a complaint at the Binjharpur police station when they were unable to find her.

“Following the missing complaint that was lodged, we conducted raids at several places and rescued the girl from a nearby village. In her statement, she said that two youths abducted and sexually assaulted her. Medical examinations of the girl have been conducted,” informed Jajpur SDPO Prasant Kumar Malla.

“One of the accused has been arrested and forwarded to court. We have launched a manhunt to arrest the other,” Malla added.

**Also Read:** [Odisha: Minor ‘Couple’ Found Dead In Bhadrak School Backyard](https://ommcomnews.com/odisha-news/odisha-minor-couple-found-dead-in-bhadrak-school-backyard-)

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