ALSO READGovt asks MCI to inspect Odisha college wrangled in paper work Intense heat in Odisha, Balangir, Titlagarh sizzle at 46.5 deg Odisha to get direct international flight from March Heat wave prevails in Odisha, Jharsuguda hottest at 42.8 deg C Odisha Assmbly Standing Committee to probe farmer suicide case
A youth was arrested today for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl at Ranajhali in Odisha's Ganjam district.
The girl, a student of class III, was going to her grandfather's house yesterday when the accused lured her to a house by showing some pictures on his mobile phone and raped her.
The accused was arrested on the basis of an FIR lodged by the girl's mother, said the inspector in-charge of Purushottampur, Bijay Kumar Sahu.
Both the accused and the girl were sent for medical examination at the MKCG Medical College and Hospital here, he said.