City eve teasing case: One accused surrenders before police

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Bhubaneswar: One more accused in the Nanadankanan-Patia eve teasing case was arrested by the Commissionerate Police on Tuesday.

The accused identified as Saroj Tripathy was arrested after the he surrendered before the Nandankanan police today.

According to sources, Triparthy is a resident of Raghunathpur area here.

Earlier on Monday, the Nandankanan police had arrested one Anil Choudhary from Bhubaneswar for his alleged involvement in the case.

So far, the CP had arrested four accused identified as Madhab Kumar Rout, Mrutyunjay Patra and Biswaranjan Pradhan, including Anil Choudhary for assaulting and harassing three girls in the city outskirts.

It may be recalled here that three girls along with one of their male friends were harassed by a group of youths on Friday at the Magnet Square along the busy Nandankanan-Patia road. The eve teasers also assaulted and passed lewd remarks on them and their male friends.

Following the incident, the girls had lodged complaint in the Nadankanan police station.