JAJPUR: In a surprising incident, a 25-year-old youth was arrested on Friday for allegedly branding a minor lady with sizzling iron for rejecting his marriage proposal in Atira village inside Bari police limits.
The accused was recognized as Debendra Kumar Jena of Atira village. Police mentioned Debendra was in a one-sided love relation with the 17-year-old sufferer of the village. He had supplied a wedding proposal to her however the minor had turned it down.
On Tuesday evening, the accused referred to as the lady to a secluded place and gave her Rs 1,000 to buy a cell phone within the hope of creating her comply with his marriage proposal. Nonetheless, the lady outrightly refused the supply. “When the sufferer turned down her supply, the accused thrashed her. Debendra additionally branded her with a sizzling iron rod which he had stored hidden close by,” mentioned a police official.
The lady’s father lodged an FIR basing on which Bari police carried out raids and nabbed Debendra. The accused was produced in courtroom and remanded to judicial custody.