JAGATSINGHPUR: Two different cases of sexual harassment were lodged under Jagatsinghpur police limits on Monday. While a woman of Singhipur was sexually assaulted by a lab technician, a minor girl of Oradanga was gang-raped. The woman had visited a gynaecologist at the District Headquarters Hospital at Jagatsinghpur for a check-up.
The doctor, however, diverted her to a private diagnostic centre for an x-ray. At the diagnostic centre, technician Nira Sethy allegedly sexually assaulted her while conducting the x-ray. The woman informed her husband, who, along with some locals, ransacked the diagnostic centre and lodged an FIR against Nira.
Police arrested Nira and forwarded him to court. In the second incident, two persons, Ranjan Mallik and his friend Akshay, were arrested by Balikuda police for raping a minor girl at Oradanga village under Balikuda police limits.
The girl was on her way to her friend’s house when the accused Ranjan took her to local market by giving her chocolates.He took her to his house in the market where Ranjan and Akshay raped the girl. The girl’s parents informed the police who arrested the two youths.