The incident reportedly occurred at Baral village under Gop Police station limits in the district.
The victim, who sustained severe injuries on her head and other parts of body, was admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital here. Her condition was stated to be critical when the last reports came in.
Following the incident, the victim’s family members lodged a complaint with Gop police station in this connection.
The accused person allegedly threatened the family members of the victim to withdraw the complaint from the police station.
Puri SP Kanwar Vishal Singh said an FIR has been registered under POCSO Act and relevant sections of IPC. Further investigations are underway, he added.