Behera said the commission has sought compensation for the family. The OSCW team met SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra and urged police to file chargesheet in the case at the earliest.
The body of a 20-year-old girl was recovered from a marshy area in Basantapur village within Pandapada police limits on Sunday.
Compared to 2019, rape, dowry torture and sexual harassment cases spiked in Odisha in 2020 and continue to do so even this year.
The incident took place on August 11 and the victim, a widow, lodged a complaint with police in this regard the next day.
Irate villagers blocked Angul-Mahidharpur road for three hours demanding immediate arrest of the culprits.
The incident had occurred within Jatni police limits on September 6, 2003 and the accused was arrested during investigation and remanded to judicial custody on September 8.
A day after the six-year-old girl’s body was recovered from Dhundugadia village in Nayagarh district, SP Siddharth Kataria said she was raped and murdered.
The case was referred for abortion by the district headquarters hospital at Puri to the SCB MCH on March 26, 2021, noting in the referral sheet that her pregnancy was 21 weeks old.
Dibya Shankar Mishra said more than Rs 35.07 crore has been defrauded in cybercrime cases lodged at various police stations last year.
The cruel incident took place in Parsala village under Jharigam block of the district where she had gone along with her parents to attend a marriage function.