Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Aul, Apr 17:
A youth has been arrested in Odisha’s Kendrapara district for allegedly stripping a woman for having affair with his brother, reports said today.
Police arrested the accused yesterday on charges of outraging the modesty of the woman besides intimidating and assaulting her.
The shocking incident came to the fore at Lopapada village under Aul police limits in the district where the accused identified as Saroj Das allegedly assaulted and stripped the victim in front of her house.
According to reports, the 28-year-old Das was opposed to his younger brother’s relationship with the girl. When he got a tip-off that his brother has married her in the court, he lost his cool and marched towards the girl’s house.
The enraged youth hurled abuses owing which the victim and her mother came out of the house.
While the mother-daughter duo objected him for his offensive behavior, the accused beat up the girl and forced on to her after undressing her.
“He manhandled me, put me on the floor and undressed me. He tried to sleep on me. When I objected to it, he threatened me,” the victim narrated.
An FIR was lodged by victim’s parents at Aul police station leading to the accused’s arrest.
Police registered a case under section 294, 307, 354 and 509 of IPC.
Meanwhile, police are probing into the matter.