Anganwadi Worker gangraped in Dhenkanal

Bhubaneswar: In yet another ghastly incident, an Anganwadi worker was allegedly abducted and gangraped in Kaluria village under Gaandia police station in Dhenkanal district last night.

According to reports, the Anganwadi worker was returning home with her brother on a Scotty after attending a meeting at Joranda gram panchayat office when three miscreants coming in an Indica car hit them.  Then they thrashed her brother severely and took away her forcibly to a distant secluded place where they raped her one after another.

The matter came to the fore after family members lodged a police complaint in this regard.

Acting on the complaint, the Gaandia police have arrested three accused, who were identified as Gobinda Pradhan,  Laxmidhar Behera and Angara Behera of Joranda area.