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|Case posted by||Ambedkar Lohia Vichar Manch|
|Type of atrocity||Gang Rape|
|Whether the case is being followed in the court or not?||Yes|
|Fact finding date||Not recorded|
|Case incident date||19-Jan-2021|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
District: Cuttack District(DP)
Pravakar Gochhayat and Sadhana Bhoi lived with their daughter Srimati Bhoi, aged about 13 years and three other daughters and only son at village Banahara under Salepur Police Station in Cuttack district. Both husband and wife are daily labourers and earn their livelihood by daily wages. The family has been living in the house of Sri Binabar Das for 15 nearly years. Srimati Bhoi studies in class 8th at Kulia High School. On 16.1.2021 Pravakar Gochhayat and Sadhana Bhoi went for daily labour work. In the absence of her parents Srimati was alone at home. At about 2 pm one Manoj Kandi came to her house, took her inside a room, bind her mouth and legs with a cloth (Gamuchha) and raped her. After that another person Neula Behera raped her. They threatened her not to disclose the matter before anyone otherwise they will murder her and her brother. In the next day again both of them raped her in absence of her parents. On the first day she did not disclose the incident to her parents, but on the second day she felt very weak and pain and she narrated the matter to her parents.
This was reported to police on 19.1.2021 through a written complaint and Salepur Police Station case No. 14 was registered under Section 376-D, 450, 506, IPC with 6 POCSO Act. The medical examination of the girls was delayed by the police.