Balasore: In yet another spine-chilling incident, a minor girl was gang raped, assaulted and kept hidden by four persons in a forest in forest near Nilagiri in Balasore district.
According to reports, one Sunaram Singh of Putibandha village under Barhampur police limits had married the 12-year-old girl who was adopted by a couple of Kedua village two days ago.
As the minor girl felt physically weak, she asked Singh to drop her at her foster father’s house.
However, Singh called three of his friends and on the pretext of leaving the girl at her house, they took her to a isolated place and allegedly gang raped her. They also abandoned her in a forest.
After matter came to light, five including the couple were thrashed by local villagers before handing them over to the local police.
As the whereabouts of the minor girl is yet to be known, it is suspected that the accused have hidden her somewhere.
Police have started questioning of the accused and taking necessary action to trace the minor girl.