Angul: The locals thrashed three youths for allegedly passing lewd comments at three college girls here in Odisha’s Angul district.
Police launched probe into the incident after detaining three accused.
The incident was reported from Chhendipada near an ATM machine under Chhendipada police limits in Angul district on Tuesday.
According to reports, the three youths on a bike passed lewd comments at three young girls while they were withdrawing cash from an ATM machine located at Chhendipada.
Even the security person of the ATM counter opposed the youths; they continued making obscene gestures at the girls.
Watching the entire scene, the irate locals captured the youths and beat them for passing vulgar comments to the college girls.
On receiving information, Chhendipada police rushed to the spot and rescued the youths. They detained them and started investigation into the incident.