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Puri SP assures action against eve teasers of actress Mahika Sharma

Puri: The Puri SP on Thursday asked Mumbai based TV actress Mahika Sharma for details of the ordeal she faced during her visit to Puri following her claim on Instagram that she was molested by a group of teenagers at Puri during Rath Yatra on Saturday while she was going to visit Lord Jagannath.We have sent a message on the Instagram to the TV actress asking for her telephone number so that the police would record her statement. We will examine the CCTV footage. Police has taken the matter seriously and action will be taken against the accused if the allegations are found to be true, Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi said.
Though she did not file a police complaint, upset over the incident she left Odisha soon after. Later she took to Instagram to narrate wahat had happened with her.She claimed that a group of boys started passing lewd comments at her while she was heading towards the temple to visit the lords. They also came closer at started poking fun at her.

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