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File No. 640/10/1/2014/NHRC Direction issued by the commission to the D.G.P, Govt. of Karnataka for Action Taken Report within 4 weeks.

These proceedings shall be read in continuation of the earlier proceedings of the Commission dated 06.02.2015. The substance of the complainant's grievance in the complaint dated 27.6.2014 by an activist Sangita Swain is that one Bhagabat Mallick, a labourer working under the jurisdiction of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) Police Station sustained serious injuries on his person. In this connection, another person related to the injured Shri Biswambhar Mallick reported the matter to the I/c Hal P.S. but the said officer did not register the FIR. The matter was also reported to the SP, Kendrapara, Odisha but there was no response from any quarter. The family members of the victim were in dark as to the welfare of the victim. The matter in question was also published in the Newspaper in Odisha. Thus the complainant has sought the intervention of the Commission. Pursuant to the repeated directions of the Commission, no response has been received from the Director General of Police, Karnataka. Silence by such a Senior most Officer of the Government is not well appreciated by the Commission. However, the complainant has submitted an additional report along with a copy of the FIR No. 0454/2014 u/s 149/201/302 of the IPC Hal PS. The DGP, Karnataka is further directed to submit a report showing progress /outcome of investigation in the said case within six weeks positively failing which his personal appearance before the Commission along with the requisite report may not be ruled out.These proceedings shall be read in continuation of the earlier proceedings of the Commission dated 15.04.2015. Pursuant to the directions of the Commission, a report dated 12.6.2015 has been received from the Office of the Director General and Inspector General of Police, Bangalore. In the report, it is intimated that the Commissioner of Police, Bangalore City got an enquiry conducted through the DCP, South East Division and submitted a report. As per the report, one Shri Bishwambar Mallik lodged a complaint before HAL Police Station on 18.5.2014 alleging therein that his brother's son Bhagawat Mallik 24 years was working as a plumber in Construction Company situated at Kadubisanahalli and was staying with Abhinash Mallik, Satyam Mallik, Biranchi Narayana Mallik, Rakesh Mallik at 3rd Cross, Kadubisanahalli. A quarrel took place between Abhinash and Bhagawat Mallik on 17.5.2014 and it is alleged that even the said Bhagawat Mallik was missing. Based on the complaint, a case in crime No. 392/14 u/s Man Missing was registered on the same day and investigation was taken up. The IO visited the place where they resided and found that the place was locked and upon enquiring the neighbours, it was revealed that all of them were missing since 17.5.2014. A look out notice was sent to all the Police Stations of Bangalore City and also to Orissa Police with available details. A team headed by PSI, HAL Police Station visited the native place of the missing person in Orissa State on 7.6.2014. Upon receiving the credible information, the investigation team then went to Sambalpur District of Orissa where they arrested two of Bhagawat Mallik's room mats namely Abhinash Mallik and Rakesh Mallik. The arrested persons have confessed that they along with other three room mates murdered Bhagawat Mallik on 17.5.2015 using axle blades and disposed the dead body in a remote place near Kadubisanahalli cutting it into pieces. The accused were produced before the Chief Judicial Metropolitan Magistrate, Sambalpur District and after getting transit warrant they were brought to HAL Police Station, Bangalore City on 13.6.2014. A case in crime No. 454/2014 u/s 302/201 r/w 34 IPC was registered against Abhinash Mallik and Rakesh Mallik and were produced before the 10th ACMM Court, Bangalore City. Another accused Lillu Mallik was arrested on the basis of Court warrant. In this case, charge sheet was submitted before X ACMM Court, Bangalore on 2.9.2014. The case is pending trial in C.C. No. 55457/14. The Commission has carefully considered the report. Let a copy of the report be sent to the complainant for her comments, if any, within six weeks.

Additional Information Called for (Dated 9/7/2015 )