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Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev demands CBI probe into Pipili gang rape & murder

Puri: Criticising Odisha minister Pradeep Maharathy’s statement over Pipili gang rape verdict, president of National Mahila Congress, Sushmita Dev demanded a CBI probe into the incident today. She met the family members of the girl and expressed sorrow citing that injustice has been meted out to the victim’s family.

She demanded that the State government should immediately transfer the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for investigation. Dev threatened to launch agitation in case the government fails to initiate a CBI probe into the case. Dev said that the party will gherao the Odisha Assembly if the victim doesn’t get justice.

“I am demanding CM Naveen Patnaik to initiate re-investigation into the Pipili gang rape incident and hand over the case to the CBI. If re-investigation is not initiated, we are going to demand CM’s resignation,” Sushmita Dev said.
Comments from BJD could not be obtained on the matter.

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