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victim Pardeep taken Rs. five lakh rs. on intrest from accused Amkit, a settelment between them that victim pay monthly in installment to accused till july 2023. He was pay regularly interest to accused through online. but accused wants occupied his house. so accused beaten to victim on dated 14.6.23. accused kidnapped to victim through accused Harbir and forcedly take his signature in the court panipat on dated 16.6.23. on dated 28.6.23 accused occupied his house.
Dhumat Sasan is a revenue village under Nikirai police station of Kendrapada block.
Out of 15 Scheduled Caste families living in this village, the victim's family is the
only family belonging to the Kandra caste. On 02.03.2023 preparations were being
made in the village for Astaprahari. Ramakanta Mallik resides in the house adjacent
to the Astaprahari mandap. At about 8:00 p.m., one person, namely Chintu Mallik,
who was engaged in the work of erecting the tent for the function went to the house
of Ramakanta Mallik and asked for a glass of water to drink. 13 year old daughter of
Ramakanta, namely Sujita went near the door with water. Finding her alone, Chintu
put his hand over the mouth of the girl and abducted her to an abandoned house near
the canal bandh which is surrounded by Chakhunda trees (Chakhunda bana). The
accused bound the mouth with a cloth, disrobed her under garment and raped her. In
the meantime, the victim's parents were trying to search for her everywhere, but did
not get her anywhere. They also asked in this regard to the owner of the tent house,
Kalia Mallik to which Kalia expressed his ignorance. At about 10.30 PM Akash,
brother of the victim located the girl in unconscious condition in the nearby
chakhunda forest. She was brought back to senses by sprinkling water. At about
12.30 am. The police reached the spot after getting information about the incident.
She was taken to hospital with information to the Police. Nikirei PS case no 81 was
registered on 03.03.2023 under Sections 376DA IPC with 6 POCSO Act. Notably,
the victim and the accused, both belong to SC community. On the next day on
04.03.2023 statements under 164 CrPC were recorded in the court and accused was
arrested and sent to jail.
Khalipali is a remote village near kantabanjhi NAC in
Bolangir district. There are nearly 80 households in the village which includes 15 SC
families and 23 ST families, others are OBC families. There are not very severe
conflicting relationships among different social groups, but the old incident of
elopement of one SC youth and ST girl and later marriage has strained their
relationship and the STs are naturally of the OBC people.
The allegation of letting the SC women collect water from the village tube well
after the OBC and ST women was wade by the SC families, also it was alleged that
SC students in the primary school are made to sit separate from others during taking
On 17.06.2023 the deceased Gunanidhi Bag went to the water harvesting
structure of big pond to take bath at about 5.30 PM. There are 3 youths from upper
caste were taking bath, as Gunanidhi entered the water, they objected and asked him
not to be there in the same ghat. A verbal heated conversation occurred among them
and Gunanidhi was abused with slangs aspersing his caste name. He was assaulted
by the three. Gunanidhi went back home and narrated the matter to his parents. His
parents Arun Bag and Uma Bag with Gunanidhi went to the upper caste sahi to the
house of the accused persons and ask the parents of the accused. They humiliated
Arun and Uma on the village road and abused them by their caste name. They came
back with much humiliation
After reaching home Gunanidhi had telephoned police and had given some
information. Then he went out telling others that he was going out to meet the call of
nature. He didn’t come back for quite some time. His mother went out to search for
him and located him hanging from a tree branch. She raised alarm and Arun Bag
rushed the spot. Arun raised Gunanidhi’s torso while Uma cut the cloth (Gamucha)
by which he was hanging. Others also reached the spot and Gunanidhi was taken to
the hospital. In the hospital he was declared brought dead.
The doctor had telephonically informed police regarding the death and the
SDPO reached the hospital soon. He took oral statement of the parents of Gunanidhi
asked them to file a complaint in the police station at the earliest.
On the next day written complaint was filed by Arun Bag at about 12.30 PM.
Investigation and Post mortem was conducted. Scientific team visited the spot and
seized materials connected to the crime. Basing on the complaint Muribahal PS case
no 104 dated 18.06.2023 was registered u/s 302, 294, 506, 34 IPC with 3(1)(r)(s),
(2)(va)(v)SC & ST PoA act. All three accused were arrested; two of them were
forwarded to jail while the third accused being a minor forwarded to Juvenile home.
Kahu Behra, son of Karuna Behera of Khandpada
village under Delang block, and Anita Pradhan, daughter of Prakash Pradhan, were
in love with each other. Anita went to Kahur's house on 30th April last; everyone
knew that there would be chaos in the village because there were frequent fights due
to caste discrimination in the village. As Prakash's daughter ran away to Dalit Sahi,
he gave a complaint in Harirajpur police station, but no case was registered in this
incident. After that, Prakash used to get very drunk and used to go around the house
and in his cluster causing chaos and beating. Prakash's family members reported to
the anti-drug centre to stop him from addiction, Prakash chased and and injured
those who came to pick him up with a Bhujali, because those people broke into
another person's house in fear, he also attacked the owner of the house. A case has
also been registered in the name of Prakash in this incident. After this incident,
Prakash came from there and entered Dalit Sahi around 9 pm. Suddenly, Anjali
Behra, who is 14 years old, grabbed by the accused and asked where his daughter
had gone. The little girl was crying because she couldn't say anything because of
fear, Prakash's in anger with this filled her stomach with a Bhujali and made a fatal
situation to her. At this moment, her aunt Basanti Behera came running out , and
accused also attacked her with the Bhujali too, but she was not harmed severely.
Basanti Behra's son, Gopinath Behera, was also injured by Prakash when he came to
rescue her, in which Gopinath was severely injured, at that time; Basanti grabbed
Prakash from behind, causing Prakash to run away in the dark.
Harihara Mallik is resident of village Gadagopalapur, Astaranaga, Puri. He lives with his family including a 15 year old daughter namely, Nehashree Mallik (name changed), who is 100% visually challenged of both eyes from birth. She usually goes to her paternal elder uncle’s (Jalandhar Mallik) house to listen TV serial songs, which she was very fond of. One day after watching Shree Ganesh serial, at about 7PM she went to pee outside their home, with one of her younger siblings, Pallak Mallik (11Year). Pallak left her outside and returned inside. The accused Subasha (24) cousin of the victim (S/O: Surendra) came near, stopped her outside and requested her to sing a song, as he would record that in his mobile phone. Under that pretext Subash took her to a lonely darker place. There Subash bound her mouth with the gamuchha and raped her. Three other youths of the cluster named Siba Mallik, Milan Mallik and Rama Mallik were there. It is said by the victim that Siba Mallik dissuaded raping the girl while other two asked him to remain silent as they would record the incident in mobile. She was threatened not to disclose. Later there was whispering in the village; Subash attempted to commit suicide and rescued. After that the incident was revealed by the victim to her mother; she lodged complaint in the police station which was registered as Astarang PS case no 14 dated 27.1.2023 under sections 363, 376(2)(f), 376(2)(l), 376(3) IPC with 6 POCSO Act.