Bhubaneswar: Even if Bhubaneswar is being boasted as the smartest city in the country but the city is day by day becoming unsafe for girls and women as in broad day light also they are not safe.
A girl was allegedly tried to being kidnapped by an unidentified miscreant in broad day in the Pani Tanki area in Acharya Vihar on Monday.
Reportedly, the whole incident was captured in a CCTV camera.
In the video, it is seen that girl was waiting outside a house, when a youth on a bike comes and then halts bike at distance and starts walking forward and the girl was standing unaware when the youth from backside came and tried to kidnap the girl by placing a knife on her neck.
However, the girl had tussle with youth and when the girl started screaming he pushed her fled from the spot.
Notably the youth could not be recognised as he was wearing a helmet.
According to reports, the girl was living in a hostel in city and was standing infront of her hostel when the incident took place.
Following the incident, the girl has filed a complaint at the Saheed Nagar police station.
Meanwhile, the police have seized the video footage and have initiated probe in the matter.