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ThreeGirls Misbehaved On Busy Capital Road

Bhubaneswar: ONT Bureau :6/1/17: Three girls were harassed by a group of youths on Friday on a busy road here, raising serious questions on the safety of women in the State capital.
Police have registered a case in this regard and begun investigation after receiving a complaint from the victims.
Sources said, the incident happened when three girls along with one of their male friends were chit-chatting near Magnet square in Patia area. In the meantime, some bike-borne youths came and passed some obscene comments to the girls. Even if the girls protested, the miscreants continued to pass lewd comments and drove away.
Making up their minds to teach the boys a lesson, all four followed the hooligans on the Patia-Nandankanan road on two bikes. After following them for about a kilometre, the girls didn’t find them as the bikers disappeared from the scene all of a sudden, forcing the girls to stop midway.
When the girls protested, they started harassing them physically. They too beat up the male friend accompanying the girls
The girls have filed a complaint with Nandankanan police and the police have launched a manhunt to nab the culprits.

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