Winter Session: Oppositions raise custodial death cases in Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: The alleged “Custodial death” cases that surfaced recently were dragged into the Odisha Assembly’s winter session on Saturday.

Opposition including Congress Legislature Party leader Narasingha Mishra demanded xemplary action against Puri SP stating that “law and order situation are deteriorating and gross violation of human rights are occurring currently.”

Opposition also called for a boycott of the assembly on the second day of the winter session.
Leader of Opposition Pradipta Kumar Naik raised the issue in the Assembly today stating that the victim’s confession had been obtained through torture.

On the other hand, BJP also moved adjournment motion in the House over deteriorating law and order situation in Odisha.

While K Ramesh, an accused, died after he was arrested by Baselisahi police in Puri, Md Tariq Salim died while in police custody in Birmitrapur of Sundargarh district.