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Charge-sheet filed in Salia Sahi rape and murder case


Bhubaneswar, Aug-26:

The Commissionerate Police on Monday submitted a 72-page chargesheet against Ashok alias Kiran accused of rape and murder of a minor girl from Salia Sahi under Nayapalli Police limits.


The charge sheet, submitted before a local court here detailing the role of the accused and sequence of events of the sordid crime. The police have slapped charges of abduction, rape and murder against the accused.

The postmortem report and CCTV footage that will be major evidence to prove the charges were also submitted before the court. The charges would also be backed as many as 28 witnesses, the police said.

“We have worked round the clock to prepare the chargesheet against the culprit. We have recorded the statements of 28 witnesses in the case,” said the twin-city police commissioner RP Sharma.

In its report, the police mentioned that CCTV footage was a crucial evidence in the case adding that postmortem report has proved the girl was raped and then strangulated to death.

“We are hopeful that the court will begin hearing the case very soon”, said Commissioner Sharma.

An 8-year old girl of Salia Sahi was allegedly raped and murdered by a youth Ashok Sahu alias Kiran on August 20.