Angul: A youth faced the wrath of villagers for allegedly misbehaving with a woman in Mundamala Sahi under Chhendipada block in Angul district today. The angry locals tied the man with a rope and thrashed him brutally for the misconduct.
The incident came to the fore after a video of the incident was circulated on social media.
Sources said the youth identified as Lilipa Sahu of Mundamala Sahi was tied up to a cement pole and later beaten black and blue by relatives of the woman.The accused sustained grevious injuries in the mob attack.
On receiving information, police reached the spot and rescued the youth from the villagers’ clutch and admitted him to the Chhendipada Community Health Centre (CHC) for treatment.