Bhubaneswar: Tension ran high in Bhubaneswar Monday morning after a youth allegedly assaulted a woman and later attacked police personnel near Lower PMG Square. However, police have detained the accused, who is believed to be mentally challenged.
As per sources when the woman was driving her scooter, the youth intercepted her and later assaulted her near Lower PMG Square. Later, few police personnel present nearby rushed to her rescue and detained the youth. Surprisingly, when the cops were taking him for interrogation, he ran towards the police camp, removed all his clothes and attacked the cops with a bamboo stick. However, police later overpowered him and thrashed him for this act of his..
A police personnel and the youth suffered injuries during the scuffle.
“He groped my neck and started beating me. He also abused me in filthy language. I don’t know whether assaulting was his only motive or he had loot intention. I do not know, he might be mentally retarded,” said the woman.