A girl studying in class III was sexually exploited at Dhepapentha village under Nuagaon police station in Ganjam district on Monday evening. According to officer incharge of Nuagaon police station, Ramesh Das, the accused Pankaj Sahu, who was of the same area had absconded after the incident. Search was on to nab him. The victim was in serious condition. She had been initially admitted in Patrapur hospital and later was shifted to MKCG medical college hospital in the city.