Minor girl raped in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A minor girl was allegedly raped in a village in Thakurmunda area of Mayurbhanja district on Wednesday night.

According to reports, the girl was returning home after seeing an open pendal theatre in Daulikila village under Thakurmaunda police station when some miscreants took her away and sexually assaulted her.

The police have detained a person and are interrogating him after the family members lodged a complaint.

Meanwhile, locals have blocked the Karanjia-Anandpur road by burning tyres demanding action against the culprits involved in the heinous crime.