Kendrapara, Feb 13 (LocalWire) Police on Wednesday arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl in a village under Rajkanika police station in Kendrapara district.
Rajkanika police station in-charge Bijaya Mallick said: “Ranjan Rout (24) of Tentulikoli village raped the girl while she was attending nature’s call on Wednesday morning near a bamboo bush in the village.”
“On Wednesday, the victim’s mother filed an FIR against the accused. The victim was medically examined at Rajkanika Community Health Center (CMC),” said Mallick.
“Police have arrested the accused,” Mallick added.
Police filed a case against the accused under Section 376 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012.