Bhubaneswar: The CID of Odisha Police has sent the exhibits of the Koraput rape case to the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL), Kolkata, for re-examination.
As a dispute had surfaced questioning the findings of the report of the State Forensic Science Laboratory here, DGP R P Sharma had on January 27, 2018, directed the CID to get the exhibits re-examined from the CFSL for a second opinion to clear the air and put an end to all speculation, the CID said in a statement.
The CID is investigating the alleged gangrape of a schoolgirl at Kunduli in Koraput and the DGPs direction to it followed media reports that the scientific examination report on it was changed while making the final report.
“The investigating officer of the CID yesterday sent the available exhibits of the Kunduli alleged rape case to CFSL, Kolkata, for detailed examination,” superintendent of police, CID, said in a statement.
It should be noted that the girl had on January 22 committed suicide by hanging herself allegedly for not gettting justice. She had on October 10, 2017 alleged that she was raped by four persons in uniform while she was returning home from Kunduli.