A minor girl was allegedly raped by four men in Koraput district today, police said.
The girl was walking to her school when she was waylaid by the four persons who dragged her to a nearby field and raped her, the police said.
With much difficulty the girl reached the nearest road and was spotted by villagers engaged in agricultural activities who rushed her to Kunduli hospital. From there she was referred to the SLN medical college and hospital at Koraput, the police said.
The girl, is a resident of Musaguda village and studies in Class IX in a high school under Semiliguda block.
"As per the statement of the girl, the accused persons were in uniform. Giving top priority to her statement we have initiated inquiry and anyone involved in the offence will not be spared," said SP (Koraput), Kanwar Vishal Singh.
Meanwhile, angry villagers blocked the the NH-26 near Kunduli till late evening demanding immediate arrest of the accused persons.
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