Berhampur, October 4 (LocalWire): The police have arrested a constable in Kandhamal district on charges of attempting to outrage the modesty of a 20-year old girl on Thursday.
Constable Sanatan Behera of the 9th India Reserve Battalion, who was posted at Phulbani, the district headquarter town of Kandhamal, was arrested on the complaint filed by the girl from a village near Phulbani.
According to Phulbani Sadara police station inspector-in-charge AK Sethi, the accused was produced in the court on Friday and has been booked under section 354 (assault with an intent to outrage her modesty), and 509 (an insult to the modesty of a woman).
The accused, a native of Balasore was caught red-handed by the people, mostly women when he was trying to outrage the modesty of the college dropout girl in the village.
They later handed him to the Phulbani town police station.