Odisha: Three minor girls raped in Puri in 3 days

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Puri: Two days after the rape of a minor girl in Puri, two more similar cases involving a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old female child were reported on Tuesday, police said.

Police arrested the father of the two-year-old girl for trying to sexually assault her. The arrest was made after the child’s mother lodged a complaint with the police.

In the second incident registered at Baliapanda Police Station, one person was picked up on the charge of raping a five-year-old neighbourhood girl on Tuesday.

The condition of the five-year-old girl who was raped on Sunday is serious. She is undergoing treatment at a government hospital in Cuttack, police said adding that the accused is yet to be arrested.

A case was registered at Puri Town Police Station.

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