Crime

Abortion death: Jagatsinghpur police take three accused on 3-day remand

Bhubaneswar: Jagatsinghpur police today took three of the five arrested persons in connection with the death of an unmarried pregnant girl who had died following a botched up abortion in Raghunathpur area of Jagatsinghpur on February 12, on a three-day remand.

The Raghunathpur police took doctor-cum-owner of the private clinic Haramani Maharana, Hemalata Behera, nurse Hemalata Behera and an auto driver Abhimanyu Barik in three-day custody to elicit more information.

The body Siku Sutar (22) was found packed in a gunny bag near Dhartangada forest on February 13. She was seven months pregnant and died after abortion and her parents were involved in the crime.

As per reports, Ajay Sutar took his daughter Siku to Haramani-owned private clinic in Jagatsinghpur town for abortion on February 12. He gave Rs 9000 to the doctor to carry out the illegal act. During abortion, Siku's condition deteriorated and she died.

Later, Ajay and employees of the clinic with the help of doctor Haramani Maharana took Siku's body in an auto-rickshaw and disposed it of in Mundal village near Dhartangada forest within Raghunathpur police station.

On February 17, Ragthnathpur police arrested five persons including the father of the deceased girl Ajay Sutar, Haramani Maharana, the owner of Mamata Clinic in Jagatsinghpur, two nurses Hemalata Behera and Lipika Mohanty and an auto driver Abhimanyu Barik.

After completing her Plus-II from Sarala Mahavidyalya, Rahama in 2013, Siku was staying with her family in Anolipatana village within Kujang police limits.

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