Ghaniya(Mithun) is a poor fisherman who had taken a loan from the local corrupt businessman Mahesh babu(Utpal Dutt) . Ghaniya and Kamli (Roshina) are love birds with plans of getting married soon. Mahesh babu who often buys fish at lower rates from the hapless fisherfolk, lusts after Kamli. One day when Mahesh babu finds Kamli alone at home, he attempts to rape her. Kamli while trying to defend herself faints. At that very moment Ghaniya also reaches Kamli's house.So does the Daroga saab(Asit Sen) who arrests Ghania for the attempted rape on Kamli. When Kamli regains consciousness she too accuses Ghaniya of rape. Ghaniya is shocked. Why would Kamli give a wrong statement to the police? Is there anything fishy going around?