Jagatsinghpur Jan 7 (LocalWire) Students of Zillanasi Government High School, Tentulia Khamar under Kujang police limit, on Monday held a protest against alleged sexual assault and passing of lewd comments by miscreants.
Sources said two miscreants Rakesh Mallick and his colleague Chandrakant Mallick, hailing from Saradiha under Kujang police limit, have allegedly misbehaved and passed lewd comments at the students of Zillanasi Government High School on their way.
Two girls showed courage and decided to lodge an FIR against the anti-socials for misbehaving and sexual assault.
On Jan 2, two miscreants forcibly entered into the classroom of the school and sexually assaulted the two girls by passing lewd comments in presence of the school teacher and other inmates triggering panic among them, said sources.
Headmaster Dhruba Charan Das said: ” As per the decision of the committee, guardians of the two girls have lodged an FIR in Kujang police station but police have yet not arrested the accused.”
“To protest police inaction and rise in anti-social activities, students, accompanied by villagers, conducted rallies and squatted on dharana near Taladanda of Cuttack- Paradip state highway,” he said.
The school students, putting up placards and banners, reportedly walked out of the high school at 11 am on Monday.
Guardians and other villagers led by Zillanasi panchyat Pramod Swain congregated at Taladanda and demonstrated stir demanding arrest of the two accused.
SDPO, Tirtol Siba Charan Mallick informed police have arrested one accused of the accused and raid is underway to nab another.