Bhubaneswar: In a major development to the “Sundargarh Minor Girl Gang Raped and Forced Abortion” case, Odisha DGP Abhay has ordered the Crime Branch to probe into the matter.
Reportedly, a crime branch team has already left for Sundergarh to launch an investigation, informed the DGP.
Meanwhile, IIC of Biramitrapur PS has been placed under suspension in connection with the case.
As per reports, the victim, a resident of Raibaga panchayat, was rescued from Biramitrapur bus stand on June 14 by police. Learning that the minor girl was pregnant, police allegedly took her to a government hospital and got her aborted without informing CWC about the matter. Later they lodged the victim at a childline shelter home.
The whole episode then surfaced on June 21 after the victim filed a complaint at a CWC unit located in Bisra.