TI parade held in British woman molestation case
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Last Updated: Thursday, August 19, 2010, 00:21
Bhubaneswar: A test identification (TI) parade was today conducted inside a jail in Orissa's Puri district to confirm arrest of the accused person allegedly involved in the molestation of a British woman yesterday.

"TI parade was conducted at Nimapada jail today," Superintendent of Police (SP) Sanjay Kumar told reporters. He, however, did not confirm whether the alleged victim identified the accused person or not.

The alleged victim was told to identify the accused person during the TI parade, sources said.

The accused an employee of state run Yatri Nivas was suspended from the service, sources said.

Meanwhile, worried over the increasing attack on foreign tourists in Orissa, the state government today constituted a joint administrative committee to probe into the alleged molestation of the British woman at Konark yesterday, official sources said.

"The senior officers of Orissa Tourism Development Corporation and Tourism department today visited Konark and met the alleged molestation victim," said a senior official.

The general manager of OTDC and an assistant director of tourism department would submit their report after probing into the yesterday's incident where an employee of the state run Yatri Nivas allegedly molested a British woman.

"The person involved in the incident will be punished," said Orissa Tourism minister Debi Prasad Mishra adding that the senior officials rushed to Konark to probe into the incident.


First Published: Thursday, August 19, 2010, 00:21

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