Gunanidhi Bag murder case at Khaliapali under Muribahal PS in Bolangir district (Code: OD-27-06-2023, Date: 17-Jun-2023 )

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Case Title

Case primary details

Case posted by Ambedkar Lohia Vichar Manch
Case code OD-27-06-2023
Case year 17-Jun-2023
Type of atrocity Murder
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? Yes

Fact Finding

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

Case Incident details

Case incident date 17-Jun-2023
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Bolangir District(DP)
State: Odisha
Police station Bangamunda
Complaint date 18-Jun-2023
FIR date 18-Jun-2023

Case brief

Case summary

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
mid-day meal.
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.

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