ODISHA: In a shocking & shameful incident, the police have arrested eight people after a video of a girl being molested on her way back from college in Odisha went viral over the Internet.
The shameful incident happened in broad daylight on a busy road at Bargarh district in Odisha.
The police arrested as many as eight people on December 3 even as the incident reportedly took place on October 4 in Odisha’s Paikmal area.
The video shows the men, with their faces covered with cloth, molesting the girl. The men also beat up the girl’s male friend. The video shows the girl pleading to the men to leave them while the men continue to assault her and her friend. One of the men was making the video of the shameful incident.
The State DGP, RP Sharma, said that a case was registered under Sections 341, 354, 354(B), and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the accused.
The accused have also been booked under Sections 66(A), 66(B) and 67 of the IT Act as the video has been posted on social media and has gone viral.
The police have launched a manhunt to nab all the accused.