Pari murder case: Status report submitted in Orissa HC

Cuttack: The Crime Branch SIT submitted a status report on the progress of the Pari murder case investigation in Orissa High Court on Wednesday.

The next hearing has been scheduled to be held on December 24.

On November 28, the state government constituted the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to be monitored by the High Court to investigate into the alleged abduction and murder of a five-year-old girl Pari in Nayagarh district.

Meanwhile, the Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the party would organise Padayatra demanding justice to Pari. The Padayatra will begin from Bhubaneswar on December 20 and conclude in Nayagarh on December 24.

BJP Mahila Morcha expressed concern over the missing of children in Odisha. Party leader Smruti Patnaik said over 4000 children have gone missing in the last 2 years.