A woman was kidnapped and raped by two unidentified miscreants in the Bhandaripokhari area in Bhadrak district on Friday night.
As per reports, the woman, after witnessing the Mahashivratri celebrations at the Shiva temple near her village, was returning home at around 11 pm when two unknown persons abducted her and took her to an isolated place and raped her before fleeing from the spot.
After hearing the victim’s screams for help, locals reached the spot and found her in a pathetic condition. They informed police about the incident.
The woman was then admitted to the Bhandaripokhari Community Health Centre (CHC) in a critical state. She failed to identify the two accused as, according to her, they had covered their faces with scarves.
After registering a case, the Bhandaripokhari police started a probe into the incident.