A minor girl was allegedly gangraped by 5 youths at Luhuradhipa in Orissa’s Sundargarh town, about 120 km from in Rourkela, before being rescued by local youths, police said on Monday.
Her tormentors fled when local youths rushed to the spot to rescue the 13-year-old girl last afternoon hearing her cries, they said.
The girl, who hails from a nearby village, was forcibly taken to Sundargarh and allegedly gangraped in an isolated place on Sunday.
She was rescued by local youths who rushed to the spot on hearing her cries for help.
The police on being informed admitted her to sundargarh district headquarter hospital in an unconscious condition.
Hospital sources said though the girl was still in trauma her condition was improving.
A massive manhunt was on to nab the accused, the police said.