Bhubaneswar: The commissionerate police on Thursday detained a boy in connection with cheating a minor girl.
According to police, the juvenile in conflict with the law had physical relation with the minor before abandoning her. The victim is seven months pregnant now.
A complaint has been lodged with the Mahila Police Station here.
“While both are 15 years of age, they work in a hotel here. We have rescued the girl from Nalco square, ” said police.
Police officials said since the victim was reluctant to reveal anything, she was sent to Child Welfare Committee where her statements were recorded and counseling is being conducted.
After registering a case, the boy has been produced before Juvenile Justice Board.