NIFT Girl Alleges “Rape” in Bhubaneswar; Students Block Road in Protest

Bhubaneswar: A girl student of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) alleges “rape” to have been committed on her by unknown miscreants in the Infocity area here in Bhubaneswar late Friday night. Angry protests erupted after the incident came to light and the students of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) took to blocking roads since morning demanding immediate action against the perpetrators.

The students allege that the incident happened within 500 metres of the vicinity of the Infocity police station but it failed to take any action.

DCP Bhubaneswar Satyabrata Bhoi reacting over the incident denied and said “such an incident did not take place last night. And the victim girl is safe”. He informed the media persons present after preliminary investigation was carried by the police.

Agitating students raised security concerned and also demanded action from the police and catch the culprits at the earliest after verifying CCTV footage available in the area.

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