9-year-old gang raped in Puri, critical

Puri: A 9-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by unidentified miscreants at Jogeswarpur under Gop police limits in Odisha’s Puri district on Thursday.

The miscreants allegedly abandoned the girl in local school premises after raping her. She was found lying in an unconscious state by villagers.

The villagers informed her family members who were in search of her.

The girl was immediately rushed to Charichhak health centre and later shifted to Bhubaneswar after her condition deteriorated, said reports.

Meanwhile, Gop police launched a manhunt to nab the culprits. A case has been following a complaint filed by the family members of the survivor.