Man Held for Rape of Physically Challenged Girl
Jeypore Town police on Sunday arrested one Ramchandara Muduli of Kumbhar Street for raping a physically challenged girl on January 29. Muduli had entered the 27-year-old girl’s house at Prasadrao Peta and raped her. When the girl’s mother tried to stop him, Muduli attacked her too. The victim’s brother filed a case on Saturday following which Jeypore Town police arrested and forwarded him to judicial custody, informed Inspector-in-charge T Rath.
Cong Activists Gherao PS
Hundreds of Congress activists led by Jeypore MLA Taraprasad Bahinipati on Sunday gheraoed Koraput Town police station demanding immediate arrest of Municipality Chairman Biswabhusan Patnaik for harassing a woman Congress councillor recently. They submitted a memorandum to Sub-Divisional Police Officer Balabhadra Deep. On Monday, Koraput town will remain closed protesting police inaction.
INTUC Leader Dead
Senior INTUC leader Rajendra Prasad Singh (70) died after his jeep collided head-on with a tipper on NH-143 near Chandiposh under Chandiposh police limits in Sundargarh district on Sunday. Chandiposh IIC Sushant Das said Singh was alone and was going towards Rajamunda when the accident took place. He was rushed to Ispat General Hospital, Rourkela where doctors declared him brought dead. Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram in a condolence message has mourned the death of Singh.
An 18-member team of IAS-2015 batch attended a meeting held here on Sunday as part of their winter training camp, Bharat Darshan. During their one-day visit, they focused on tribal development models in remote areas, said IAS Pamela Satpathy, who hails from Koraput district.
Public Contact Meet
In an effort to strengthen the relation between police and people, a civic action programme was organised by Orkel police in Chitapari-I village here on Sunday. Deputy SP Nirmal Chandra Mohanty appealed the tribal people to support the police in maintaining peace and harmony in the society. IIC, Orkel police station, Govind Chandra Behera was present.