Bargarh: In a major breakthrough in Bargarh girl’s video viral case. the police today arrested four persons in connection with sexual molestation of the college student in a busy road in broad daylight and shooting a video of the incident which had gone viral on December 2.
Talking to eporters, DGP RP Sharma said, “Padmapur police had formed two special squads which have arrested four accused in the case. The arrestees have been identified as Hotasan Hati of Khaira village, Umakanta Bhoi, Jayaprakash Bhoi and Ajit Barik of Bukuramunda village under Paikmal police station limits.”
The district police are also on the look out to nab six other accused persons in the case who are on the run,the DGP added.
“Three persons had molested her while one filmed the incident and made the video viral. The video was filmed in the first week of October”, he informed.
Notably, it is seen in the video that a gang of several persons intercepted the girl in an abandoned place on Melchhamunda-Padmapur road, while she was returning from her college along with her boyfriend. Later, the miscreants molested her in group despite her repeated fervent appeal to leave her. They filmed the incident and made it viral on the social media sites.
Bargarh SP Jugal Kishor Banoth had on December 2 directed the district police to conduct a probe into the viral video incident and trace the accused.