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Breaking News: 74-year-old rapes minor in Odisha

Breaking News: 74-year-old rapes minor in Odisha :- There is a continuous nationwide rage against the sexual violence against the women including the latest Hyderabad encounter of the rapist of the Vet doctor’s rape case. In spite of all these the culprits are not stopping and there are new cases coming each day, the latest being of a 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by a 74-year-old man in Ersama block of Jagatsingpur district in Odisha on Friday evening.

74-year-old rapes minor in Odisha

According to the reports, the incident took place at 1.18 pm when the minor girl was standing near the grocery shop-cum-house owned by the accused, Prafulla Mohanty. He approached her on the pretext of giving her chocolates and took her to his house, where he allegedly raped her.

A relative of the minor girl said, “I was returning from the market when a woman told me that the accused has taken the girl inside his shop sometime back. As we approached the shop, the accused freed the girl.”

Tension prevailed in the village following the incident. Family members of the victim lodged a complaint at the Abhayachandapur Police Station, which registered a case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

Abhyachandpur IIC Jugal Kishore Das said that the accused has been detained for questioning and both the accused and the victim will be sent for medical examination on Saturday.