In a shocking video that has gone viral on social media, a college-going girl was groped, molested and sexually abused by a gang of eight youth. The girl is seen pleading with the youths to let her go. The shameful incident of gender abuse came to light after an onlooker captured it in his cellphone.

The incident occurred in Pailmal Block in Bargarh district of Odisha. Though the incident occurred a month-and-a-half ago, the video came to light only recently. The girl in question, was in her school uniform and was accosted when she visited a dam in Paikmal block along with a male friend. A gang of youths, who covered their faces with towels, thrashed the boy and groped the girl. The girl pleaded with them to leave her alone.

Swinging into action after the video clip has gone viral, the Odisha police arrested eight youths from Bhubaneswar.