Minor girl allegedly gang raped by security personnel in Koraput


Koraput: A minor girl has allegedly been gang raped by four jawans engaged in anti-Maoist operations in Koraput district of Odisha today.

According to reports, four persons suspected to be security personnel abducted the minor to a forest near Sorispadar village under Pottangi police limits and gang raped her.

It is alleged that four armed jawans in uniform abducted and gang raped the minor girl taking turns gagging her mouth.

Somehow she managed to save her life and one of her life and rescued. She has been admitted to a hospital.

The incident occurred at around 12 pm when the girl was returning to her home after school.

The matter came to light after a close acquaintance found the survivor lying in the forest.

Later, the girl was rushed to the hospital in a critical condition.

However, CRPF DIG (Operations) Ram Charitra has ruled out the involvement of CoBRA battalion jawans in the incident.

“After preliminary probe, we have found that no jawans of CoBRA are involved in the incident,” said Charitra.

Meanwhile, BSF officials have too denied the involvement of their men in the incident.

“BSF troops are not involved in this heinous crime. The nearest BSF Company location is about 35 km from the incident area. BSF does not operate in this area since it is quite away from our jurisdiction,” said BSF in a press statement.

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