Odisha: Youth thrashed for rape bid on married woman, arrested

Nabarangpur: A youth was beaten black and blue for allegedly attempting to rape a married woman in Dabugaon area of Nabarangpur district. Later villagers handed over the youth to police.

As per reports, the woman along with her husband had gone to her parents’ house in Olma village under Dabugaon police station limits. On Thursday, the woman’s husband went to a villager’s house and did not return after a few hours. Searching for her husband, the woman was going towards the villager’s house.

The accused, Siba Das from the village intercepted the woman on her way. He then dragged her to a heap of straw and tried to rape her.

Hearing the scream for help, locals gathered at the spot and nabbed Siba. After thrashing the youth, locals informed the police about the matter.

According to latest reports, police have arrested Siba and forwarded him to court. Investigation into the matter is on.

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