Class IX girl raped, killed in Khurda

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Khurda: The body of a Class IX girl, who was allegedly raped and murdered, was found hanging inside a house in Jatani area in Khurda district today.

According to sources, the deceased, a minor girl, was alone in the house when the incident took place. The bereaved mother has levelled the allegations against a youth staying as a tenant in the neighbourhood.

As per the complaint lodged by the deceased’s mother, the girl was allegedly raped and later murdered by the neighbour.

The accused hanged the body from the ceiling in order to stage the incident as a suicide alleged the victim’s mother.

Acting on the complaint, Jatani Police have launched a probe into the matter. However, no arrests have been made yet, sources said.

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