Jajpur: A 32 -year-old man was tied to a tree and assaulted by some villagers of Bilasahi under the Binjharapur police station of Jajpur district on Thursday on the charge of outraging the modesty of a married woman on Wednesday night while the woman was alone in her house.
“We arrested the accused Batakrushna Sethi of village Bilasahi after rescuing him from the angry villagers who had tied him to a tree,” said Binjharapur police station IIC Suchitrabirja Das.
The man was booked under Sections 354 A and 451 of IPC. He was produced in the court of Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate, Jajpur on Thursday. The court rejected his bail application and remanded him to jail custody, added the police officer.