Bhubaneswar, Nov 11: Shree Lingaraj police today arrested a 49-year-old man for allegedly molesting a girl on the pretext of arranging a job for her.
The accused Babaji Charam Tarai was arrested on the basis of complaint filed by the 21-year-old girl. Police said that the incident took place on Tuesday.
The victim alleged that Tarai called her on Tuesday night and claimed that he has searched a job for her. “He also asked me to come down to my rented accommodation. As it was late night and the main gate of the room was locked I refused him. However, he arrived few minutes later and entered the room forcefully. He molested me in the room and when I reached an alarm, one of my friends present in the other room rescued me,” alleged the victim.
Police said that the accused also threatened her of dire consequences if she disclosed the matter to anyone. Subsequently, the victim lodged a complaint on Wednesday and we arrested Tarai.