Bhubaneshwar: A Dalit girl who was allegedly raped in Pipli in Odisha will be shifted to AIIMS in New Delhi this week for better treatment. The girl was raped by a man in her village in November 2011. She has been in a coma ever since.
Earlier in the day, the Odisha government ordered a judicial probe into the episode to identify the persons responsible for the incident.
"Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered a judicial probe into the alleged rape and harassment of a Dalit girl in Pipili area of Puri district," Chief secretary BK Patnaik told reporters.
The panel is headed by retired High Court judge Justice PK Mohanty and is expected to submit its report in 3 months....more
07:44 AM, Jan 14, 2012