Cuttack: On instructions of DGP, a special drive was launched from 11th to 17th January 2021 by Odisha Police for conducting joint enquiry and issuing the Joint Enquiry Report (JER).
As a result of this special drive, 704 Joint Enquiry Reports were issued during this one week period. Issuance of JER report in a month has been between 184 to 385 during last one year.
Under SC & ST Prevention of Atrocities Act, provisions for compensation to victims exist. For such compensation, a joint enquiry by Dy. SP of Police and Executive Magistrate and their report is a requirement.
For issue/release of more than 100 JERs during this special drive, DGP has commended Puri District Police and Balasore District Police.