Berhampur, Jan 15: The Marine police station in Berhampur has arrested two persons for allegedly gang raping a minor girl on January 10.
The minor girl is currently undergoing treatment at the MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur. The accused have been identified as Janardan Behera and Mithun Das.
Police said that they are further investigating to ascertain the possible involvement of others in the crime.
The victim was allegedly taken forcibly to the Bahuda river bed where the accused gang raped her. They also dumped her in a critical condition and the victim was rescued nearly after 30 hours after the incident. The family members of the victim demanded compensation of Rs 10 lakh and stringent punishment for the accused involved in the crime.