Berhampur, August 5 (LocalWire): A 28-year old man was arrested today for attempting to rape a woman in the fields in Jharedi Radhagovindapur in Ganjam district’s Rambha police station limits on Sunday.
The accused, an unmarried farm labourer from the same village was arrested after a complaint by the victim, said inspector in charge, Rambha police station Krushna Chandra Sethi.
‘We have registered a case in this regard.
The accused and the victim were sent for medical examination and after completing the medical test, the accused will be forwarded to the judicial custody, he said.
Police said both the victim and accused were working in the fields when the accused asked her to take some instruments and when she came near he tried to rape her, as no one was near them.
The victim, however, managed to escape and informed the police against him.