Bhubaneswar: Opposition BJP and Congress on Tuesday lashed out on the BJD-led Odisha authorities over the demise of Okay Ramesh allegedly in police custody in Puri and alleged third diploma torture of six individuals in Pipili police station.
Congress has demanded ouster of the Minister of State for Residence, Divyashankar Mishra and case towards erring police officers and former Puri SP Akhileswar Singh. MLA Santosh Singh Saluja alleged that the IPS officer was additionally concerned in extortion throughout his tenure as Sambalpur SP.
“We now have raised concern of torture of six individuals in police custody in Pipili and custodial demise in Puri within the Meeting. The Minister of State for Residence Affairs ought to instantly resign from his place over deteriorating regulation and order scenario. Former Puri SP Akhileswar Singh and Inspector-in-Cost of the involved police station must be booked below part 302 of Indian Penal Code (IPC),” Congress MLA Santosh Singh Saluja mentioned.
Equally, BJP demanded a judicial probe into the Puri and Biramitrapur instances by a sitting choose of Orissa Excessive Court docket.
“The Authorities is liable for the custodial demise in Puri and Biramitrapur. We demanded a case towards the erring police officers together with the previous SP below Part 302 and a judicial inquiry by a sitting choose of Orissa Excessive Court docket,” Mohan Majhi, Opposition chief whip mentioned.
The Opposition events grilled the federal government by means of an adjournment movement on deteriorating Legislation and Order scenario in State. Reacting to the Opposition’s allegation, Minister Divyashankar Mishra mentioned that regulation and order scenario is below management within the State. He additional knowledgeable that Puri SDJM and Panposh JMFC have been entrusted with the duty of investigation into the alleged custodial demise of Puri and Biramitrapur respectively.
“Odisha police is investigating the instances in strict adherence to the rules of NHRC. Panposh JMFC will conduct judicial inquiry into the Biramitrapur case. Judicial proble can even be performed within the case of Puri,” mentioned Captain Divyashankar Mishra, Minister of State (Residence).