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Odisha: SCW Chairperson Meets Junagarh Gang Rape Victim

24 September 2019


Kalahandi: Five persons have been detained in connection with the gang rape case which took place in Jaringa forest of Kalahandi. A three member delegation of Odisha State Womens’ Commission today visited Kalahandi to take stock of the investigation.

Chairperson of SCW Minati Behera who led the delegation met the victim and discussed with the police officials investigating the case.

They visited Junagarh police station and also the local hospital where the victim is undergoing treatment. Behera assured the survivor that justice will be delivered and the perpetrators will be arrested soon.

The SCW has condemned the incident and said that the Government and Commission have pledged to ensure severest punishment for the accused involved.

Behera added that people who were party to making the video of the crime viral on social media will be held soon and booked.

Minati Behera, SCW Chairperson, Odisha