Cuttack, Jan 15: A nine year old minor girl was allegedly gang raped by a youth in Nemala area of the district.
Though the matter took place on Monday, the matter came to light today after the mother of the victim lodged a formal complaint with the Nemala police station today.
As per the compliant, the girl was taken to an abandoned house near the village graveyard where the youth raped her. The youth also threatened her of dire consequences if she told anyone about the incident.
Police said that they have started an investigation after registering a case. “ We have recorded the statement of the victim and are trying to nab the youth who has absconded after the incident,” said a police official.