Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26:
The city Mayor today felicitated the brave girl who fought back and held on to the miscreants despite scuffle between them in Odisha capital late yesterday night.
Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena felicitated Chinmayee Bhuyan and hailed her courage to take on the goons.
Chinmayee was on her way home at 9.30 pm yesterday when three bike-borne miscreants attacked her near Utkal Karate School in Unit 9 area here.
The assailants snatched her mobile phone and gold jewellery while she was speaking over mobile phone. She chased the miscreants for almost three kilometers till Unit II area and intercepted the trio followed by a bloody fight.
“The three anti-socials came in an Ignitor bike and snatched my mobile phone and gold locket. As my scooter was on start, I chased them till Market Building and fought them back,” Chinmayee Bhuyan said.
The lone girl dashed her scooter with the snatchers’ bike owing which they fell down. She took on the criminals and forced them to retreat leaving their bike on the spot. Meanwhile, police have registered a case and are on the look out for the snatchers. The cops have also seized the bike.
“She has set an example for others as to how to defend yourself and scare away the miscreants. We will definitely felicitate and reward her. We are trying to nab the culprits involved in the incident,” Twin City Commissioner YB Khurania said.
Notably, she is trained in martial arts and self-defence techniques which came in handy for her at the times of urgency.