Bhubaneswar: Pertaining to the Jatni minor girl rape and killing case, DCP Anup Sahoo on Friday said a team has been formed to conduct an inquiry into the incident and strong action would be taken against the culprit soon.
As regards to the misbehaviour meted out to the victim’s father at the police station, the DCP said stringent action will also be taken if the allegation is found to be e true.
Notably, a six- year- old girl was allegedly raped by a neighbouring youth at Jatni Mundasahi last night. The victim girl died while undergoing treatment in a hospital. Police reportedly assaulted victim’s father when he had gone to file an FIR at the police station.
Tension soon ran high as villagers assaulted the accused, injuring him severely and blocked the main road, demanding stringent action against the accused and adequate compensation for victim’s family. The villagers also demanded action against police officials who misbehaved with the victim’s father.
The DCP rushed to the spot as tension escalated and talked to the mob.