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Kandhamal nun rape case verdict tomorrow


Odisha Sun Times Bureau

Cuttack, Mar 13:
The District Sessions Court, Cuttack will pronounce the verdict in the much talked about Kandhamal nun gang rape case tomorrow.
The court had completed its hearing in the case on March 4 and had kept its verdict reserved.
It may be recalled here that the nun was allegedly gang raped on August 25, 2008 at Kanjomendi near Baliguda in Kandhamal district.
Ten persons were arrested by the police in this connection. Out of them, nine are out on bail while one Mitu Patnaik is still lodged in Choudwar jail.
A total of 29 witnesses from the prosecution side have been cross examined in the court. The court conducted cross examination and deposition of witnesses in 12 phases.

The hearing in the case was taken up by the district judge court, Cuttack following directions to this effect by the Supreme Court on January 6.