ANDHRA PRADESH

Girl molested in VHP office in Cuttack?

Staff Reporter

BHUBANESWAR: A five-year-old girl was sexually assaulted allegedly by a tribal youth at the Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) office in Cuttack on Wednesday. The accused was working as a cook in the office.

The crime was committed at around 1 p.m. when the accused, Manguli Oram (25), allegedly lured the girl to an abandoned room inside the office and molested her.

The victim lived in the slum cluster adjacent to the parishad's office.

She was rescued by her mother who reached the spot on hearing her daughter's screams. While the accused was absconding, the matter was reported to the local police and the girl was sent for medical examination.

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