A 24-year-old girl was allegedly molested by a delivery boy of an online food delivery channel, in Palasia area on Friday. The accused managed to flee from the spot when the girl cried for help. The police have detained the accused. According to Palasia police station staff, the victim a resident of a colony near Bhicholi Hapsi Road lodged a complaint that she was alone at home and she had ordered food from hotel through an APP.

The delivery boy,Hitendra Rai, reached her place in the evening and delivered the parcel. The girl told him to wait for a minute as she was checking the consignment when the accused entered the house finding her alone and held her with bad intention. The scared girl yelled for help when a neighbour woman reached there. Seeing her, the accused fled. The victim and the neighbour woman tried to catch him but their efforts were in vain.

Later, the victim informed her family members about the incident and lodged a complaint with police. Police booked the accused under relevant section. On the information received through food delivery app, police received the details about the accused and detain him.

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