Nilagiri: Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed IG (Eastern Range) to submit report in connection with chaining of a journalist during treatment in a hospital in Balasore district.
Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports, the rights body asked the IG to submit a report within 15 days following a thorough probe of the circumstances that led to the incident.
The chief district medical and public health officer (CDM & PHO) of Balasore has also been asked to submit a report by April 26.
Earlier in the day, a Havildar of Nilagiri PS was suspended in connection with the case.
Meanwhile, Balasore SP had informed that action has been initiated against the officials responsible in the incident.