Girl accuses former MLA, driver of trespassing and misbehaviour

Phulbani: Former Phulbani MLA Debendra Kanhar and his driver have been accused of trespassing into house of a girl and misbehaving with her.

A complaint regarding this has been filed by the girl at the Sadar police station of the district. The girl, hailing from Goudapada under Sadar police limits alleged that Kanhar and his driver Rinku Sahoo trespassed into her house on Sunday night and misbehaved with her.

“He keeps harassing and blackmailing girls. They entered my house and thrashed my mother too. I have lodged an FIR against Debendra Kanhar and his associate Rinku,” informed the girl without divulging details and reason behind the attack.

“The complainant has accused Kannhar and his driver Rinku trespassed into her house. We have registered a case under sections 451 (house-trespass), 294 (obscene act), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 354 (molestation), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 370 (exploitation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the two,” informed Kandhamal Additional SP Utkal Ranjan Dash.

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“She has not mentioned the exact reason behind the act. It will be known after the investigation,” added Dash. Meanwhile, Kanhar is yet to comment on the matter.

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