Minor girl escapes molestation attempt

Bhubaneswar: A school girl reportedly managed to escape a molestation attempt at Naharkanta on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Monday. A complaint regarding this has been filed at Pahala Police Outpost on Tuesday.

As per the complaint given by the minor girl’s father, she was returning from her school on Monday when a youth stalked and allegedly tried to molest her.

“He followed me and after reaching a secluded place pointed a knife at me and offered me money to go with him. He even threatened to kill me if I protest. I kicked him and ran off to my house,” said the minor girl.

“Our daughter showed courage and kicked him due to which he fell down and she came running to home. She informed about the incident to her mother after which we lodged a complaint at the police station,” said father of the girl.

He even questioned what would have been the situation of any other girl who would not have managed to escape from the youth’s clutches.

Another complaint against the youth was also filed by a school Head Mistress alleging him of passing lewd comments on a lady teacher.

Meanwhile, Police Commissioner YB Khurania said that he have not received any information in this regard and assured to take action after getting the information.