Kendrapara, Feb 22: Locals of the Mahakalapada area in the Kendrapara district have detained a man for allegedly molesting a minor girl on Tuesday.
The incident came to the fore in Badapal village under the Kansara Badadandua GP in Mahakalapada block in the evening.
Sources said a 13-year girl was campaigning for the Panchayat Election in the afternoon. Meanwhile, a man attempted her to rape.
Following this, locals detained the man in a room and sought police intervention.