Balasore (Odisha), Jun 3 (PTI) A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a juvenile in Balasore district, police said today. Also Read - After Odisha, Rare Bright Yellow Turtle Found In West Bengal; Pictures Stun The Internet

The incident happened on Friday at Matial Pada village under the jurisdiction of Khaira police station, the police said. Also Read - India Conducts Successful Night Trial of Nuclear-Capable Prithvi-2 Missile From Odisha Test Range

The minor girl was alone at home when the 16-year-old accused, who was known to her, entered her house and raped her, a police officer said. Also Read - Rare Yellow Turtle Rescued in Odisha's Balasore District, Pictures Go Viral | See Pics

The girl’s mother lodged a complaint with the police today, the officer said.

The accused has been apprehended and both of them (the girl and the boy) were sent for medical examination, the Inspector-in-Charge of Khaira police station, Lopamudra Nayak, said.

The juvenile was booked under various sections of IPC and POCSO Act, she said.

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