The girls of Katangajharia village had gone to Nuagam along with relatives to witness Ramleela festival last night.
The youths allegedly assaulted the relatives, took the girls to a nearby field and raped them.
The police personnel deployed in Nuagam on the occasion of Ramleela festival arrested all the accused, one of whom was 17-years-old and the others were in their early 20s. They were produced before a magistrate at Rajgangpur who remanded them to judicial custody today.
Rourkela: Three persons including a minor boy were arrested for allegedly raping three
minor girls at Nuagam area in Sundargarh district, the police said Wednesday.
First Published: Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 14:00