AIIMS report of Pipili rape victim submitted to HC

The crime branch of Odisha police probing the sensational Pipili dalit rape case submitted a medical examination report.

Cuttack: The crime branch of Odisha
police probing the sensational Pipili dalit rape case on Friday
submitted a medical examination report prepared by experts
from AIIMS, Delhi to Orissa High Court.

Submitting the report in a sealed cover, the
government advocate prayed that since the case is under
investigation, the contents of the AIIMS report may not be
made public now lest it hamper further probe.

The police also submitted a five-page report detailing
the status of investigation into the case till date to the
High Court, which is monitoring the probe on a regular basis.

The crime branch which took up the case after over
seven weeks of the reported incident had requisitioned the
services of AIIMS doctors comprising forensic and medicine
toxicology and gynecology experts having knowledge of DNA

The experts team had examined the victim at SCB
Medical College Hospital, Cuttack late last month before
making an on the spot visit to the girl’s native village at
Arjungoda in Pipili of Puri district.

Sources said the AIIMS report had reached police

The superintendent of SCB Medical College and Hospital
submitted a health status report of the rape victim to the
High Court stating that there has been no significant
improvement in her condition.

The 19-year-old girl is in coma ever since she was
allegedly raped and faced a murder bid on November 28, 2011
and is under treatment at the hospital for nearly a month
following a direction from the High Court.

A team of doctors drawn from at least five
departments is keeping a close watch of the girl who is now
in the intensive care unit.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who visited
the hospital during the day to meet hooch tragedy victims
also visited the girl and discussed with the doctors regarding
her treatment.


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