2 arrested for raping minor girl in Kenojhar

Bhubaneswar: Police arrested two persons for allegedly raping a minor girl in Keonjhar district on Wednesday.

The incident occurred at Jaribahal village under Bameri police station.

The two arrested were identified as Abinash Laguri and Kalia Lohar.

According to reports, the minor girl was away at some other place near her village. When she was returning alone, Abinash and Kalia told her that they would accompany her to her house. But in the midway, they took her to a jungle and raped her one after another.

Acting on the complaints of family members of the girl, the Bameri police arrested the two accused in the Keonjhar rape incident, said reports.