Cuttack, Oct 9: An autorickshaw driver has been detained at Baranga police station in the district for allegedly trying to outrage the modesty of a girl student in his vehicle.
As per reports, the girl student studying in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) was on her way to Bhubaneswar to attend exam when the incident took place.
The victim hailing from Kendrapara district decided to hire an autorickshaw as she felt uneasiness after arriving at Badambadi bus stand.
However, the autorickshaw driver attempted to rape her at Mundali. A journalist who was passing by the spot spotted the girl and rescued her.