OHRC takes suo motu cognizance of Gobinda Sahu’s suicidal death
Special Director General of Prisons & DCS and Balangir SP asked to submit respective reports within 15 days.
Bhubaneswar: Amid much hue and cry over mysterious death of Mamita Meher murder prime accused Gobinda Sahu inside Kantabanji sub-jail in Balangir district, Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) ordered prison and police authorities for a detailed report on the matter.
The Commission termed the incident ‘a custodial death’.
In view of the gravity of the incident, the OHRC took cognizance of the matter suo motu and served notice to the Special Director General of Prisons & DCS and Balangir SP to submit their respective reports within 15 days.
The Commission asked to place the matter before the Division Bench-II on January 10, 2023.
Meanwhile, Odisha Police ordered Crime Branch probe into suicidal death of Gobinda Sahu.
Gobinda Sahu, the prime accused in sensational Mamita Meher murder case, was found hanging on premises of the Kantabanji Sub-Jail in Balangir district today.
The opposition parties targeted the ruling BJD and former minister Dibya Shankar Mishra alleging conspiracy behind death of Mamita Meher murder accused.