Minor Dies In Gajapati After Raped By Sister’s In-Law

Gajapati: A minor girl died in R.Udaygiri in the Gajapati district after her sister’s brother-in-law reportedly raped her, police informed on Tuesday.

The body of the victim was sent for postmortem, while police arrested the accused was arrested held from Lubursing village.

As the news spread, villagers of Tangiasahi burnt tyres and staged a road blockade by placing the body on the road demanding strict punishment for the accused and compensation to the victim’s family.

The roadblock continued for over two hours and was lifted after the police assured necessary action in the matter.

According to reports, the victim hails from Tangiasahi of Randiba panchayat. She had gone to visit her sister some 18 days back. Soon after she returned home, the victim’s family found she was suffering from internal bleeding.

Initially, her family admitted the victim to Chandragiri hospital and when her condition deteriorated, she was shifted to the MKCG in Berhampur, where she succumbed to her injuries during treatment.

Her parents claimed that the victim had revealed that she had been raped and also named the accused.

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