Berhampur, April 22 (LocalWire): A Class IX student was detained by police on Sunday for raping a five-year-old girl in a village under Kandhamal district’s G Udayagiri police.
The accused raped the girl in her home when her parents went to the polling station to exercise their franchise on 18 April.
The victim complained of pain in her private parts and narrated the episode to her grandmother, said inspector in charge, G Udayagiri police station, Jeebanananda Jena.
She was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital and an FIR filed the next day by her grandmother at G.Udayagiri police station. The condition of the victim is stable, police said.
Police registered a case of rape and apprehended the accused. He confessed of his crime to the police. He was forwarded to a juvenile home here, police said.