Kunduli Rape And Suicide: NHRC Team Begins Probe In Kunduli


Koraput: A team of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) which arrived here today, began its preliminary investigation in the Kunduli gang rape and suicide incident.

The five-member NHRC team headed by DSP Ravi Singh held a high-level meeting at Koraput Circuit House in the presence of Child Protection Officer, Additional Superintendent of Police(ASP, IICs of Semiliguda and Koraput police stations.

The members of the human rights body from Visakhapatnam are slated to visit the victim’s family at Musaguda village tomorrow. They will meet residents of the village and local politicians between February 7 and 9.

“The NHRC team will meet the family members of the victim along with the doctors who treated her both at the Community Health Centre and District Headquarter Hospital and the investigating officer(IO) and Counsellors,” informed DSP Ravi Singh.

Notably, a three-member BJP central team heded by by Mahila Morcha national general secretary Saroj Pandey visited the village and conducted an on the spot investigation into the tragic incident. They met the kin of the deceased minor girl, who was allegedly gang raped by four persons in para-military uniform on October 10, 2017 while she was returning from the Kunduli daily market.

This apart, they held discussion with the local police and administration. The team will submit its report to BJP national President Amit Shah.


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