Rourkela: Police on Saturday arrested two youths on charges of abduction and rape of a minor girl from a slum near Telephone Bhawan in Rourkela City.
The accused were identified as Sk Jaidulla and Mumtaz Ul, the police said.
According to reports, the duo had abducted the minor girl from the basti three days ago and the girl’s father had lodged an FIR with Sector-7 police station in this regard. Following this, police launched a probe and rescued the victim.
Reportedly, the police have booked Sk Jaidulla under POCSO Act, based on the survivor’s statement, and abduction case against Mumtaz Ul for abetting the former in kidnapping the minor girl.
The two youths, accused in this case, were produced before the Sundergarh POCSO court which rejected their bail plea and sent them to jail, the police further informed.