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Odisha minor tribal girl's gang rape case reaches Supreme Court

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

The gang and subsequent suicide of a minor tribal girl in Odisha's district has reached the which the victim's brother has moved for a CBI probe.

The brother sought a (CBI) probe saying that he has no faith in the

"I have no faith in the investigation by the The probe should be handed over to the CBI for an impartial investigation," he said on Sunday.

The petition has been filed against several police officials, district administration and doctors treating the victim and officials of the for allegedly giving false reports on the gang

The girl, a resident of Sorisapadar village, was allegedly gang raped by a group of security personnel on October 10 last year when she was returning from Kunduli market near the village in district. She committed suicide at her house on January 22.

The family members alleged that she hanged herself as she was denied justice by the

Meanwhile, former and senior BJP leader on Sunday urged to direct the to hand over the Kunduli gang and suicide case to the CBI.

Recently, directed that the case be handed over to a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for a probe under monitoring by the court.

Meanwhile, a team of the (NCSC) arrived in Odisha on Sunday to probe the case and will visit the victim's village.



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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 21:12 IST