Berhampur, Dec 17 (LocalWire) Three people were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a 16-year old scheduled caste (SC) girl near Dumudumi under Golanthara police station limits.
The accused persons were identified as Kanhu Patra (19) Sudarshan Nayak (19) and Topahan Nayak (23) of ORDP colony, near Dumudumi, said inspector in charge, Golanthara Alok Jena.
All the accused, belonging to the general caste, are anti-socials, he said.
The trio have been forwarded to the court after medical examination, he added.
On Saturday evening, the accused allegedly raped the girl at the nearby paddy field, while she was going to a grocery shop.
The victim lodged an FIR on Sunday.