Bhubaneswar, Jan 12: Saheed Nagar police on Monday evening arrested a 27-year-old for molesting and trying to set a woman on fire in front of a posh shopping mall in Bhubaneswar.
Police said that the accused identified as Bikram Keshari Samal (27) misbehaved the woman while she was sitting in front of the mall.
“When she opposed, he hurled abused towards her. The woman soon informed the matter to a security guard after which the accused tried to set her on fire with a lighter. The incident was also witnessed by the manager of the mall and others present there.