Bhubaneswar, Jan 13: The Commissionerate police arrested a 27-year-old man for allegedly assaulting and threatening a young woman at a shopping mall in Bhubaneswar after she turned down his love proposal.
The accused has been identified as Bikram Samal, a resident of Ramachandrapur area of Keonjhar district.
According to reports, one Supriya (name changed) of Janla area under Jatni police limits along with with her friend had visited a shopping mall in Rasulgarh area.
When Samal came to know about the presence of young woman in the mall, he rushed to the spot and proposed her for marriage.
However, the incident took an ugly turn after Samal assaulted her and threatened her to kill as she refused to accept her love proposal.
Soon, the security guards and staff of the mall nabbed Samal and informed the local police about the incident.
Later, the woman filed a written complaint against the accused at Saheed Nagar police station, basing on which the police arrested him.