Youth arrested for misbehaving with minor girl in Cuttack

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Cuttack: Madhupatna police on Tuesday arrested a youth for allegedly misbehaving with a minor girl in his locality in Cuttack City.

According to sources, the accused youth, who happened to be the victim’s neighbour, used to trouble and eve-tease her. Spotting the Class X girl walking alone on the road on Saturday night, the youth intercepted her and allegedly misbehaved with her.

Besides this, he also threatened to kill the girl, if she revealed the incident to anyone, sources added.

When the girl returned home, she narrated the incident to her parents, following which they filed a complaint with Madhupatna police.

Acting on the complaint, police registered a case under the relevant Section of the POCSO Act and arrested the youth. The accused was then forwarded to court, sources said.

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