Jajpur, Apr 6 (PTI) A man has been arrested for allegedly passing lewd remarks at a college student in Kuakhia area of Odisha’s Jajpur district, police said.

Balaram Rout (26) of Dihakuransh village was arrested on Wednesday night after the student’s father filed a police complaint against him with the local police, Asish Kumar Sahoo, Inspector in-Charge of Kuakhia police station said.

According to the FIR, Balaram used to make vulgar comments at his daughter when she used to cross Dihakuransh chaak for going to Dharmasala college from her native Garual village on cycle.

“On Wednesday while my daughter was going to her college on cycle, Balaram passed lewd comments at her while she was passing through Dihakuransh village on Kuakhia-Jenapur road.

“He made lewd remarks at her again while she was returning home in the afternoon,” he said in the complaint.

On returning home, the girl narrated the incident to her family members after which the FIR was lodged.

“Acting on the complaint we registered a case and started investigation,” said the IIC.

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