Crime

Minor rape-survivor who attempts suicide dies in Cuttack

Cuttack: A minor girl, who attempted suicide after being raped by a youth at Tunapur village under Salipur police limits in the district on March 8 and was admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital here, died while undergoing treatment on Tuesday.

On the other hand, Salipur police arrested the accused Arun Biswal from the village today.

An investigation regarding the matter was underway after the family members of the girl had lodged an FIR with the police.

According to reports, Biswal had given the minor girl cold drink mixed some intoxicated item following which she fell unconscious on March.

Taking opportunity of her unconsciousness, Biswal raped the girl and also clicked some obscene photographs of the girl and later blackmailed her.

The traumatized minor, in fear of social stigma committed suicide by hanging herself at her house. However, she was rushed to SCB Hospital here, she died while undergoing treatment today.

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