Sambalpur, Mar 4: Police detained a young man for allegedly trying to rape a nine-year-old girl at the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences And Research (VIMSAR) in Burla in Odisha’s Sambalpur district on Wednesday night.
As per reports, an elderly woman from Jharsuguda district was admitted to the Obstetrics and Gynecology ward of the hospital. The minor girl, who is a granddaughter of the woman, was also present along with her mother and younger brother at the hospital as attendant.
On Wednesday evening, the accused allegedly tried to rape the minor girl when she was waiting for her brother, who was attending nature’s call, near the hospital toilet.
However, the girl managed to escape from the spot and narrated her ordeal to her mother.
Later, the victim’s mother lodged a complaint at Burla police station in this regard following which police detained the accused youth and started a probe into the matter.