Baripada: A youth was arrested for allegedly molesting a minor girl at Bangiriposi area in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district.
The accused was identified as Prashant Mahanta (25), a resident of Kantashola village under Bangiriposi police limits.
According to reports, the youth molested the minor girl, who had visited a grocery shop, on the pretext of taking her to another shop.
The Bangiriposi police arrested the youth and produced him in the court following complaint by the victim.
However, the accused refuted the allegation.