Bhubaneswar: In a yet another such incident, a young girl was misbehaved by miscreant on the Palasuni-Bhagabat Sandhan canal road last evening.

However, what was more appalling was that the girl was misbehaved in presence of her father.

The accused youth was identified as Shatrughna Nayak (28) of K Nuagaon area of Ganjam district

According to reports, the girl, a working woman was as usual returning to her home from work when the incident occurred.

The girl who was walking to her home with her father on the Palasuni-Bhagabat Sandhan road, the accused hugged her from backside and kissed her.

When her father resisted the youth, he attacked him with a knife and injured his left hand.

Later locals rushed to spot on hearing the girl’s scream and caught hold of the youth and thrashed him before handing him to the police.