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Elderly man held on charges of raping minor girl in Mayurbhanj

2/07/2022 at 5:49 PM

Baripada, July 2: An elderly man has been held on the charges of raping a minor girl in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on Saturday.

The incident took place in a village near Rairangpur under the Badampahad police limit.

Sources said that a minor girl from the Rairangpur area used to manage goats. A 65-year old man lured her and kept frequent physical relations with her. Meanwhile, the incident came to the fore after the minor girl became pregnant.

Being informed, the parents lodged a complaint with the Badampahad police on Saturday. Acting on it the police arrested the accused and forwarded him to court.

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