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Rape victim on fast to demand arrest of third accused

Giridhar Gopal in Bhubaneswar | January 10, 2003 00:19 IST

Anjana Mishra, the estranged wife of an Indian Forest Service officer who was brutally raped by three men four years ago on the outskirts of the Orissa capital Bhubaneswar, isstagingan indefinite hunger strike in front of the Central Bureau of Investigation's office in the citydemanding the arrested of the third accused in the case.

Two of herrapists, Padia Sahu and Tunia Mohanty, were sentenced to life imprisonment onApril 29, 2002. But the thirdaccused, Biban Biswal, has been absconding since the incident.

"I feel disappointed and demoralized,"Mishra told rediff.com "Unless he is arrested, the main conspirator in the case will continue to hide."

Mishra (34), a mother of two, wasraped at Barangon January 9, 1999, when she was on her way to Cuttack with a journalist friend Sutanu Guru to meet her lawyer. Thecase was handed over to the CBI onthe order of the Orissa high court afterMishra accusedthe state'sthen advocate general, Indrajit Ray, of also trying torape her.



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The victim must be caught and sentenced to death.


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