Phulbani: A local court sentenced a
tribal today to rigorous imprisonment for three years for
torching a house during the 2008 communal violence in
Additional sessions judge of fast track court number 2,
C R Dash convicted the man for torching the house of a woman
at Dakringir village in G Udayagiri and imposed a fine of Rs
The judge, however, acquitted 10 others accused of
various charges of riots due to lack of evidence.
Police yesterday arrested 9 more people from village
Gatabahali on the charges of involvement in the riots.
They had allegedly fled from their village after the
The nine were sent to judicial custody after being
produced before the court.