Angul: A ghastly incident has come to the fore in Angul district where a Class IV student was allegedly raped by a village youth in the backyard of the school during school hours yesterday.
Palabaple tension has now prevailed in the school area as students have closed the school gate and are sitting on a dharna.
According to reports, a Class IV student of the Braja Mohan Nodal UP School had gone to attend a call of nature behind the school after the Prayer Class when a 24-year-old youth forcibly took her to a secluded place and sexually assaulted her.
The matter came to the fore when the mother of the victim lodged a complaint at the Jarapada police station in this regard. The girl narrated about the sexual assault to her parents after she returned from school at 4 pm.
The Jarapada police have now reached the spot and sent the girl for a medical examination.