CUTTACK, Sept. 12 -- DGP BK Sharma here on Wednesday felicitated Jagatsinghpur Special Public Prosecutor Siba Prasad Majhi and Erasama police station IIC Bichitrananda Sethi for their good jobs in the gruesome rape and murder case of a minor girl in Erasama leading to the awarding of death penalty to the accused on Tuesday.

Investigating the rape and murder case of the girl on March 21, 2018, Erasama PS IIC and Investigating Officer Sethi utilised the services of a dog squad and collected material evidence by a forensic team. He also sent the body to the SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack for autopsy.

The accused Kalia Mana alias Laba was arrested and forwarded to court on March 23,.2018.

The case was charge-sheeted on May 21, 2018 ...