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NHRC Case No.-9803/18/13/2015-WC Direction issued by commission to DGP, Govt. of Odisha, for an Action Taken Report within 4 weeks. These proceedings shall be read in continuation of the proceedings dated 4.5.2016. Commission directed to issue notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of Odisha to show cause as to why the victim Salini Sah w/o Sambhu Prasad Sah be not recommended monetary compensation u/s 18(a)(i) of PHR Act 1993. SP Sambalpur had been asked to submit the outcome of investigation. Pursuance to the notice, SP Sambalpur submitted report dated 4.7.2016. It had been communicated that the SI Bikari Charan Behera surrendered before the court. After completion of the investigation CS no. 110 dated 30.9.2016 u/s 354A1(i) IPC had been submitted to the court. The matter is sub judice. Vide communication dated 15.7.2016, SP Sambalpur, had mentioned that accused in this case is ASI Bikari Charan Behera who is a government servant. The case ended in charge sheet. Hence the victim is entitled for compensation as per law. Commission had considered the reports and the comments of the SP on notice u/s 18 of PHR Act 1993. No objection has been submitted against the notice u/s 18 by the State Government. SP had recommended for grant of compensation to the victim as the offence had been committed by a public servant. Commission had considered the recommendation of SP. Thus, Commission recommends monetary compensation of Rs. 3,00,000/- Only to be paid to Smt. Salini Sah w/o Sambhu Prasad Sah for violation of her human rights by a public servant. The Chief Secretary, Government of Odisha shall ensure the payment of monetary compensation to the victim within eight weeks and submit the report along with proof of payment to this Commission.