5 youths arrested for stripping girl, making video viral

Kendrapara: The Rajnagar police today arrested five persons for allegedly stripping a girl on June 14 and making video of the act viral.

The accused will be produced before the court tomorrow, informed police.

“We apprehended five persons and their interrogation is on. However, the prime accused in the case is still at large and a manhunt has been launched to nab the culprit,” said Sukanta Patra, IIC of Rajnagar police station.

As per the complaint, the incident occurred on Pahili Raja when seven youths caught hold of the girl, who had been to Pentha Sea Beach along with her male friend.

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The youths ripped off the girls’ clothes and attacked her friend while recording the entire incident on their mobile phones. They later fled the spot on motorcycles, the complaint stated.

Moreover, the girl’s father who filed a police complaint alleged that one of the accused called her threatening dire consequences if she revealed the matter to anyone.