Cuttack: Police on Sunday revealed that the girl, who was reportedly missing since February 11 from Sudasailo village here was gang-raped, murder and then buried at Kundagaon village in Cuttack district.
The mother of the 17-year-old girl had lodged a missing report with the Gobindapur police station.
Acting on the complaint, police had detained three persons identified as Bapuna Patnaik of Tunda, Sunil Pani of Balikuda and Kalu Bhoi of Badamulai and interrogated them.
The three persons later confessed their crime to the police during interrogation.
The trio revealed that they had gang-raped the girl after abducting her from Sudasailo village and buried her in Kundagaon, some four kilometres away from Sudasailo.
A team of scientific team and police will reach Kudagaon to recover the body of the girl. Further investigation is on.