Constituted by the Centre with financial support from Nirbhaya Fund, one each CSC, meant to enhance safety and security of women across the nation, was set up in every district headquarters.
Incidents of sexual harassment and offences against children significantly increased during Covid induced lockdown/shutdown last year too.
Compared to 2019, rape, dowry torture and sexual harassment cases spiked in Odisha in 2020 and continue to do so even this year.
Her parents said that she was upset over her performance in JEE (Main) 3rd session examination held last month.
Police said the woman had not sustained major injuries and they are verifying whether Rout threw acid or any other substance on her.
The culprits tied the two women with ropes and threatened to kill them if they didn’t leave the village within a day.