Bhubaneswar, June 2: Saheed Nagar police today arrested arrest three persons including an Odisha Auxiliary Police Force (OAPF) constable on charges of kidnap and molestation of a woman in an auto-rickshaw.
The accused constable identified as Dasarath Nayak (25) along with two of his associates offered a lift to the woman who was on her way to the Saheed Nagar police station to lodge complaint of domestic violence.
The accused later took the woman towards Khandagiri and allegedly molested her inside the autorickshaw. Later the woman somehow managed to jump from the autorickshaw and screamed for help near Khandagiri.
Police said that the accused is posted with the Khandagiri police station and was under the influence of alcohol during the incident. “All the three accused have been nabbed and the woman has been handed over to her family members,” said a police official.