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Updated on: Tuesday, July 02, 2019, 11:12 AM IST

Odisha: Man arrested for impregnating minor in government run hostel

Matter came to the fore during a health check-up conducted under the RBSK
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DCP Anup Sahoo | ANI Photo

DCP Anup Sahoo | ANI Photo

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police on Monday arrested a person on charges of impregnating a minor of a girls' hostel run by the ST & SC Development Department of the state government. The accused was arrested by personnel of the Mahila Police Station from Adivasi Gaon in Bhubaneswar, DCP Anup Sahoo said.

The man, who is a distant relative of the minor girl, allegedly raped her twice, when she had gone to the house of a relative at Salia Sahi area during the summer vacation. The matter came to the fore during a health check-up conducted under the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) on June 28. Further investigation is underway, police said.

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Published on: Tuesday, July 02, 2019, 11:12 AM IST
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