Bhubaneshwar, Odisha: A minor girl gangraped at gunpoint by 7 men in Odisha.
In Odisha, a minor girl gangraped by 7 men, among them 1 was a policeman.
A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by her mother’s colleagues and a policeman at gunpoint during lockdown around 2 months ago. The girl’s mother lodged a complaint regarding the rape with Mahila Police station on August 30th.
Umashankar Dash, The Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), informed the media, “On August 30, a woman lodged a complaint with Mahila police alleging that her minor girl was gang-raped again and again between March and April. On that basis, a case has been registered under various sections of the IPC and POSCO Act.”
DCP stated that the complaint statement of the woman mentions the involvement of two of her colleagues working in a Pvt. T.V channel, a policeman and his two associates, and two security personnel. On finding the girl alone at home, the culprits sexually assaulted the girl at gun point. Her family said that she was under depression and didn’t share this to anyone as they threatened her that they would kill her if she discloses the matter to anyone.
DCP also added that a special team has been formed for further investigation and the case has been handed over to the Investigating Unit for Crime Against Women.