Nun identifies wrong person during identification parade

Last Updated: Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 23:21

Cuttack: The Catholic nun, who was allegedly
raped during the riots in Orissa`s Kandhamal district in 2008,
Saturday wrongly identified a person during an identification
parade at the Choudwar jail here.

Earlier in the day, an official of the jail where the
parade was conducted, had said the nun had identified one
person.

Later, the legal officer who was present at the exercise
said the nun had wrongly identified the person.

The nun had correctly identified two persons at the first
parade and seven in the second held in January and June 2009
respectively.

She was allegedly raped when a mob attacked the Baliguda
Church in the district on August 25, 2008, jail officials
said.

The TIP was supervised by Cuttack Sadar Sub-Divisional
Judicial Magistrate (SDJM).

The riots occurred in Kandhamal district in the aftermath
of the killing of VHP leader Laxmanananda Saraswati at
Jalespata Ashram on August 23, 2008.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 23:21

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