Malkangiri: In an extremely shameful incident, a tribal woman was allegedly molested in broad daylight near road at MV-84 village in Odisha’s Malkangiri district.
Though the incident took place on Wednesday, the matter came to fore later as the act was recorded with a mobile phone by someone and the video went viral in the region.
Following this, Malkangiri police registered a suo motu case into the incident and arrested a person today for allegedly circulating the video on social media. The statement of the victim has also been recorded, reports said.
According to information, a 35-year-old tribal woman of Sadar block in the district had gone to Padmagiri weekly market on Wednesday.
While returning, she felt headache and took rest near a road at MV-84 village. Finding her alone, a miscreant allegedly molested her at the spot.
Though she screamed for help, some passersby, who tried to rescue the woman, were attacked by the wrongdoer.