Koraput minor girl gang rape: State Women Commission registers case


Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Commission for Women (OSCW) today registered a suo motu case on the sensational gang rape of a minor girl in Koraput district.

A four-member team of the Commission also left for Koraput to meet the victim and discuss the progress of the investigation.

“A team of the Women Commission team has left to meet the victim and record her statement. The team will also inquire about the needs of the victim and whether proper medical treatment is being provided to her,” said OSCW Chairperson Lopamudra Baxipatra.

Earlier in the day, a team of the Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) met the minor girl at the District Headquarters Hospital in Koraput.

Notably, a minor girl was gang raped by armed men suspected to be security personnel on Tuesday in a forested area near Sorishpadar village under Pottangi police limits. She has been admitted to hospital in a critical condition.

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