Dhenkanal, Feb 18: In a shocking incident, an eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her uncle in Dhenkanal district.
According to reports, the accused, identified as Gobind Sahoo lured the minor girl and took her to a nearby jungle in Hindola area of the district and allegedly raped her in the jungle.
Later, the victim’s mother found the minor girl lying in the jungle and rushed her to a nearby government hospital. Then the victim was shifted to Angul District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) as her condition worsened.
On the other hand, the local residents nabbed the accused and thrashed him before handing him over to police.