Odisha: 10 villagers attacked with sword for protesting eve-teasing

Soro: At least 10 people sustained critical injuries after a youth attacked them after they confronted him for passing obscene remarks on a girl in Odisha’s Balasore district.

The accused identified as Bulu Sethi allegedly passed lewd remarks on a girl from Kalindipatana village under Soro police limits owing which she narrated the incident to her parents.

When the parents and other members of the village confronted Sethi, the latter attacked them with a sword, injuring at least 10 people.

The injured were taken to Bathudi Primary Health Centre and later shifted to Soro Government Hospital for treatment.

The accused fled the spot after committing the crime. Soro police reached the spot and have initiated a probe into the incident.

The weapon of assault has been recovered by the villagers.

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