Police have launched an investigation to ascertain the circumstances in which the incident took place.
While the identities of the deceased and missing students could not be ascertained immediately, it was learnt that they were from Bhubaneswar.
Mallik has filed a written complaint in this regard with the IIC of the police station and has also sent its copies to the district SP, Odisha Police DG and the Chief Minister urging for justice.
The workers at the unit were manufacturing firecrackers when the mishap occurred which not only destroyed the unit completely, but the resultant fire also gutted a house and huge quantities of paddy stored nearby.
Somalika, who has accused Das of betrayal, has handed over the call recording to the media and said she will lodge a police complaint in this regard.
Acting on the complaint lodged by the grandmother, the local police and members of the Child Protection Unit launched a search operation and rescued the baby. The police have also detained Mallick, who has bought the baby boy.
The court also directed the IIC to register a case if any cognizable case is made out.
Demanding for an independent inquiry into the allegations, both the parties have condemned the conducts of Das terming them unexpected, specifically from a public representative.
The victim, identified as Saraswati Sethi, succumbed to the injuries while being shifted to SCB medical college and hospital in Cuttack.
Local MLA and district project committee chairman, on the other hand, said, "A master plan has already been prepared for the said project and it will be implemented soon."
Manoranjan Gedi was picked up by the personnel of Abhaychandapur police station in connection with a narcotics case and died later under mysterious circumstances on Saturday. Gedi’s family members attributed his death to custodial torture.
The villagers said those protesting the proposed JSW steel plant were intentionally kept away from the hearing.
As per an earlier direction of the HC, the committee, comprising lawyers, had visited Dhinkia which was on the boil in January after police baton charged betel farmers who protested a drive to evict betel vineyards to pave way for the proposed JSW steel plant.
This new development has provided the Opposition parties a peg to hang their attack on the BJD government for being in a tearing hurry to facilitate the JSW to set up its project.
The Orissa High Court has also directed the Jagatsinghpur district Collector to take steps to ensure that the normal life of the people in Dhinkia area is not affected.
Villagers of Dhinkia, Nuagaon & Gadakujanga panchayats in Jagatsinghpur district congregate in protest against the proposed project.
The Vigilance department carried out simultaneous raids at several places related to six retired government officials in Odisha in connection with a land fraud case probe on Monday.
These purported visuals are of the IIC of Balikuda Marine Police Station in Jagatsinghpur.
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