Bhubaneswar, July 1: Odisha DGP Abhay today dismissed former Birmitrapur Police Station IIC Ananda Chandra Majhi from service over his alleged involvement in rape and abortion of a minor girl in Sundargarh district.
“His conduct was shameful. Our apologies to the young girl,” the DGP tweeted. Majhi was earlier placed under suspension.
The DGP had ordered a Crime Branch probe into the incident on Tuesday. A four-member Crime Branch team yesterday visited Birmitrapur and Raiboga police stations in Sundargarh district as part of the investigation.
Majhi and four other officials of Biramitrapur police station have been accused on charges of impregnating the minor girl and later forcing to terminate her pregnancy.