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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Polasara, Aug 23:

The Polasara police today arrested a person in connection with the incident of eve teasing and murder of a woman at Bhabarada village here.

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Three more accused are still absconding and efforts are on to nab them, sources said.

Notably, one Manoj Nahak of Bhabarada and his associates had passed objectionable comments to a girl of the village. The parents of the girl had lodged a complaint with Polasara police in this regard.

Nahak and his friends attacked the girl’s father and mother on Sunday when the duo was working at a crop field. Though the father of the girl managed to escape from the spot, the miscreants allegedly thrashed the girl’s mother with an iron rod which led to her death.

The woman, who was rescued in a critical condition, was admitted to hospital where doctors declared her brought dead.

Irate locals had yesterday staged road blockade by keeping the body on the road and demanded immediate arrest of the accused. They had also ransacked the Polasara police station and torched a police jeep.