Puri: In a desperate attempt to fight off her rapist, an aged woman bit off his tongue and was able to save herself.
The attack happened at Dadichi Ashram for destitute women in Kakatpur of Puri district.
As per the woman’s complaint, late last night a youth entered the ashram’s residential area and accosted her. He even attempted to block her mouth with a cloth piece to stop her from screaming.
The survivor adds that she was continually fighting off the attacker and when got a chance she bit off his tongue. In a bloodied condition he fled the scene.
The woman then approached Kakatpur police. They rushed to the spot where they found a lot of blood and the end of the attacker’s tongue.
While the Police refused to give a statement, it has been confirmed that a probe is underway.