Rourkela: The alleged gang-rape of a minor girl has triggered outrage across Sundargarh district.
The incident occurred on Tuesdayday. The victim was raped in turn by five persons in a forested area near K. Balang village. Police in a swift move have taken into custody five persons on the charge of perpetrating the crime following the complaint lodged today by victim’s father.
The victim girl, was who had offered stiff resistance to the sexual assault, had been badly beaten up by the offenders.
The accused persons-Shankar Singh, Rabindra Singh, Sahadeb Singh, Dhanasham Singh and Umesh Singh- confessed to the crime. Later they were remanded to judicial custody, police said.