Bhadrak, Feb 20: An elderly man was arrested by Bhadrak Rural police for allegedly sending lewd messages to several women in Charampa area today.
The accused has been identified as S.K Sarif, a driver by profession. Police said that the accused, a native of Jatni area in Khordha district has been staying in Charmapa area since 2002.
Police said that Sarif has been sending lewd messages to women for past few months. “He used to ask woman to solicit in lieu of money. He also used to lure women promising them costly gifts. Though he has been sending messages to several women, one of them lodged a formal police complaint on Wednesday,” said a police official.