Girl injured while man attacked to attempt rape
A minor girl was seriously injured after a man allegedly attacked her for resisting his attempt to rape her in Odisha's Jajpur district, police said today.
The incident took place at Ghantiali village under the jurisdiction of Binjharpur police station yesterday evening when the girl was returning home alone after her private tuition class from a nearby place, they said.
The minor girl received serious injuries following the attack by the accused. She was rushed to the local hospital for treatment and later shifted to district headquarters hospital in Jajpur after her condition deteriorated, police said.
They said a case was registered against the accused, who is still at large.
According to the complaint filed by the father of the girl with the police, the 15-year-old girl who studies in class 10 in local High School, was returning home after tuition when the incident happened.
"The minor girl was returning home alone after tuition yesterday evening when the accused allegedly attempted to rape her on the road. When the girl resisted his rape bid, the accused attacked her with a sharp weapon injuring her grievously," said Suchitra Birjya Das, inspector-in-charge of Binjharpur police station.
The girl shouted for help and hearing her screams locals rushed to the spot, he said.
"A search operation is being conducted in different locations to nab the accused," he said.
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