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Young couple harassed by youths; video goes viral

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Jharsuguda: A video clip of a young couple being harassed by a group of youth has been doing rounds in social messaging applications in Jharsuguda district over the last couple of days, while the cops are yet to take actions in this regard.

The video clip shows a group of masked youths harassing a student couple after finding them in a deserted place. While other kept teasing the love birds one of them recorded it on a mobile phone.

The miscreants were seen snatching the couple’s mobile phones and searching their bags. Even though the girl was seen pleading them not to record the incident on mobile phone, the youths misbehaved her apart from hurling abuses.

The anti-socials, in the video first talked in Hindi language and later some of them started taking in Sambalpuri dialect. They kept on assaulting the duo both physically and verbally.

If sources are to be believed, the victims are students of a reputed college in the district. However, no formal police complaints have been filed by them, so far.

Meanwhile, conscious citizens of the area have demanded that the police should probe the matter in a sou motu cognisance and trace the anti-socials for harassing the couple.

Notably, a video clip of a similar incident in Bargarh had gone viral on social media which triggered statewide sensation. Later, police nabbed eight youths in this connection.

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