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Odisha: nine-year-old girl raped, accused arrested

IANS  Bhubaneswar, May 18, 2013
First Published: 10:38 IST(18/5/2013) | Last Updated: 10:40 IST(18/5/2013)

A man has been arrested for raping a nine-year-old girl in an Odisha village, police said on Saturday.


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Santosh Rout, 45, was arrested after the girl's father lodged a complaint on Friday. The victim, a class five student, had suffered injury marks on her body, a police officer said.

Rout allegedly dragged the girl to a secluded place and raped her on Thursday evening when she had gone to fetch water from a tube well in Balikana village of Kendrapada district, about 170 km from Bhubaneswar.

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