28 October 2019
Angul: A woman sub-inspector of Colliery Police Station in Talcher was suspended for dereliction of duty on Monday. DIG North-Central Range, Narasingha Bhol placed SI Sumitra Patra on suspension for allegedly neglecting an investigation into a dowry torture case.
According to reports, a women had lodged a complaint against her in-laws reporting dowry torture. However, the investigating-officer of this case, Patra allegedly delayed the investigation.
Disturbed with the delay in investigation, the complainant allegedly committed suicide few days back. Following this mishap, the parents of the woman reported the matter to the DIG who initiated action against the woman SI.