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Viral video alerts police

Sambalpur: Town police on Wednesday registered a case after a video, in which two girls were seen being stripped naked and thrashed by two youths, went viral on social media here.

Sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) Mihir Panda said the actual location where the act was recorded was yet to be ascertained.

It is suspected that the incident occurred in some place of western Odisha as the youths were communicating in local dialect.

A special team of Town police station has been formed to identify the culprits involved in the incident.

In another development, a group of women activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party's Sambalpur unit on Wednesday afternoon staged a demonstration in front of the Town police station and demanded strong action against the culprits involved in the ghastly incident.

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