Three arrested for allegedly raping minor girl

Rourkela, Nov 17 (PTI) Three persons, including twominors, were arrested on Sunday in connection with the allegedgangrape of a tribal girl in Odishas Sundargarh district,police said.

The incident took place on Friday evening at Tensaunder Lahunipada area after the accused forcibly took theminor girl inside a nearby forest and allegedly raped her,Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Abakash Routraysaid.

The arrest was made on the basis of a police complaintlodged by the girl, he said.

The girl in her complaint alleged that one of theaccused offered her a lift in a two-wheeler but veered towardsthe forest where the other two joined him and committed thecrime, the ASP said. PTI COR SKNMM MM