Reported by Santosh Jagdev
Bhubaneswar, Mar 7:
The Twin City commissioner of police has directed Jatni Police Station IIC Ranjit Kumar Prusty to immediately register an FIR and launch investigation in a case of harassment of a girl.
The commissioner’s order came after the mother of the girl, Rani Behera of Arisala village under Jatni police limits in Khurda district, complained that the OIC at Janla outpost had refused to register her FIR when she with her complaint to him yesterday.
Behera also lodged a complaint in this regard with the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Commissioner and the State Women’s Commission on Friday.
In her complaint, Rani allged that Krushna Chandra Nayak, a local youth, abused her daughter Malati and passed casteist remarks against her while was on her way to college on Tuesday.
“When I asked Krushna about it the next day, he abused me too. The same night, Krushna, along with a few other youths, forcibly entered my house armed with weapons and threatened me of dire consequences if I went to the police,” Rani said.
She claimed that OIC at Janla outpost not only refused to register her complaint, but also misbehaved with her.
“Today I submitted a petition to the Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe Commissioner, Twin City Commissioner and State Women Commission and requested them to provide justice to my family and get the culprits arrested,” said the harassed mother.