Odisha: Youth arrested for hurling explosives on the house of girl who rejected his marriage proposal

22/01/2020 at 4:08 PM

Khamar, Jan 22: A 24 year old youth has been arrested for allegedly hurling explosives on the house of a girl after she turned down his marriage proposal, police said today.

The incident took place on January 19 when the accused identified as Pankaj Nayak had been to the house of Prafulla Dehury to fix his marriage proposal. However, the family members of the girl turned down the marriage proposal.

Enraged over this, Pankaj allegedly hurled explosives on the house of Dehury on January 19. A portion of the wall of the house was damaged though no one was injured in the incident.

Dehury later lodged a formal police complaint with Khamar police station on Tuesday. Police subsequently arrested Nayak on the basis of the complaint. Police said that Nayak worked as a mason in Surat. Police said that the accused has been forwarded to the court.  

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