The mother and father of a murdered minor woman tried to self-immolate in the entrance of the Odisha Meeting constructing on Tuesday, protesting towards police inaction in arresting the killer of their daughter.
The difficulty discovered an echo within the Home additionally as they alleged that Higher Education Minister Arun Kumar Sahu was shielding the principal accused. The grief-stricken couple sought a motion to arrest the murderers of their five-year-old daughter, Pari, who was killed at Jadupur village in Nayagarh district under mysterious circumstances about 5 months.
The couple, Ashok and Soudamini Sahu poured kerosene on themselves and have been about to set one another alight when police overpowered them. Earlier than being taken away by the police, the couple stated one Babuli Nayak, a detailed affiliate of the Minister, has been absconding within the case and the police have been exhibiting little enthusiasm to arrest him.
“Police rescued the couple and tendered main therapy. The couple has a case in Nayagarh Sadar police station. They’d grievance on the police investigation. We facilitated their dialogue with Nayagarh Superintendent of Police over the telephone and subsequently, they returned to their house,” stated Bhubaneswar Deputy Commissioner of Police Uma Shankar Das.
Chief of Opposition Pradipta Naik and veteran Congress chief Narasingha Mishra raised the difficulty within the Meeting and demanded a press release from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Opposition leaders additionally demanded the resignation of the Minister, Mr. Sahu.
With the Opposition insisting on a response, Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro directed Minister of State for Residence Dibya Shankar Mishra to make a press release on the difficulty on Wednesday.
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