Puri: Popular Hindi TV actress of Mumbai Mahika Sharma has alleged that she was harassed and misbehaved with by some youths during Rath Yatra in Puri on July 14.
Through a post in Instagram, Sharma stated that she was on the way to the Jagannath temple for the darshan of the Lords at about 6 am when she was surrounded by some youths who passed lewd comments and even tried to slap her.
After such incident, she returned to her hotel room without having darshan of the deities.
Though she has not lodged any complaint with the police, she said . “Lord Jagannath will give me the justice.”
Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi said police sought details of the incident from the actress through social media site.
“We have also asked her to give her telephone number so that the police would record her statement. We will examine the CCTV footage. Police has taken the matter seriously and will take stern action against the anti-socials if the allegations made by the actress are found true during the investigation,” the SP added.