Woman raped near Jagannath Temple in Puri
BHUBANESWAR: Police in Puri detained two persons on charges of raping a physically challenged woman near Jagannath Temple in Puri on Wednesday.
Police said the rape survivor,25, is a beggar. The shocking incident occurred when five state ministers have currently camped in Puri to oversee July 18 Rath Yatra.
“We have detained two men, who are also beggars. The woman was in sleep on footpath in a street near the temple. Some locals informed us two men outraged her modesty. We are verifying authenticity of the charges,” said Puri SP Ashish Singh.