Bhubaneswar, Nov 6:
Close on the heels of the tragic death of the lady teacher Itishree Pradhan of Tikiri Upper Primary School in Rayagada district, the state government today dismissed Netrananda Dandasena, School Inspector and prime accused in the case, his immediate superior, Dharanidhar Behera, District Inspector of Schools, Sujit Kumar Sai, Inspector-in-Charge, and Muralidhar Pradhan, ASI of Tikiri police station from government service.
The stringent action was taken on the basis of a report by a special team of the state School and Mass Education department which inquired into the lady teacher burning case.
Similar action was also taken against the two policemen as they had not take immediate action against the complaints lodged by the deceased against Dandasena.
The state government said the decision to dismiss these four government employees was taken under Aticle 311(2) of the Constitution.