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|Case posted by||Ambedkar Lohia Vichar Manch|
|Type of atrocity||Kidnapping & Abduction|
|Whether the case is being followed in the court or not?||Yes|
|Fact finding date||Not recorded|
|Case incident date||16-Sep-2021|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
District: Puri District(DP)
Santosh Guru, son of Ranka Guru is a resident of village Chhotijodi under Pipili PS of Puri district. He was the driver of the mini-truck (TATA 407) owned by Pintu Sundarray, resident of village Sialia of Khodha district. The vehicle was parked near the house of Santosh during off hours. Few days back the Jack rod was stolen from the mini-truck. Santosh informed the owner about that. After few days the battery was stolen which was informed to Pintu by Santosh. After that the vehicle was not running. Santosh, in order to earn his livelihood, joined as driver of a tractor of another owner.
On 16.09.2021 at about 3 pm, the accused persons, namely 1-Nala Biswal, age 30, father Gouranga Biswal, at/po Haladiapada, Kanasa, Puri, 2-Pintu Sundarray, age 35, father Parsuram Sundarray, at Sialia, Khordha and two others came to the house of the victim and asked Rasmita Guru, wife of Santosh Guru about her husband. Then they showed her the deadly weapons such as gun, vujali, iron rod and asked her to call Santosh Guru. They also abused her in vulgar language aspersing her caste name. Rasmita asked them why they were abusing; the accused persons told that her husband is a thief and they had come to pick him up and recover the stolen article. They forcibly entered the house by pushing and abusing Rashmita. By the assault Rasmita Guru fell down on the ground. Then the accused persons entered the house and forcibly, got hold of Santosh and started beating him. They dragged Santosh at gun point to a car and kidnapped him. While going away they closed the door from the outside. After some hours, they came back and threw Santosh in the back yard of the house from the car. He was found in critically injured condition.
It revealed that Santosh was taken to Ramchandi forest at gun point and beaten black and blue by the accused persons. They were asking to return the stolen battery & jack rod of the mini-truck. They assaulted and tortured Santosh for hours and threw him back as his condition became bad. Santosh was taken to PHC at Kanas early in the morning on the next day. A police complaint was lodged by Rasmita on the next day which was registered as Kanasa PS case no 219 dated 18.9.2021 under Sections 452, 365, 342, 294, 354, 323, 506, 34 IPC with 25 Arms act read with 3 (1)(i)(r)(s), (2)(va) SC ST PoA Act.