Journalist Chained To Hosp Bed In Nilagiri: OHRC Directs IG To Submit Report Within 15 Days

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.

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