Girl molested in running car in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A 22-year-old girl was today kidnapped and molested in a running car and thrown out of the vehicle by two students here, police said. "The girl was recovered from the road by the police after intercepting the car in which she was taken away by the students. The students and the car driver were arrested," Deputy Commissioner of Police Nitinjit Singh told reporters.

"The girl has human bite injuries on her legs and forearms. There is, however, no major external injury on her person," said Subhransu Sahu, assistant surgeon of public health centre at Mendhasal, about 20 km from here. A case of kidnapping and molestation will be registred after their interrogation. The girl`s statement has been recorded," the DCP said.

The girl, on being lured by the kidnappers with a job offer, came to Fortune Tower to attend an interview from where the students took her in a car, police said. As she entered the car, the students injected sedative. However, the girl shouted and thumped the window screen drawing attention of the public.

"I found the girl shouting from inside the car. I immediately informed the PCR (Police Control Room) van which chased the vehicle and finally nabbed the culprits," said a local youth. The students, identified as Sagar Biswal and Sunil Rao, have confessed the crime, police said adding that one accused was known to the victim`s brother.