The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case U/s 120-B, 449, 450 & 302 of IPC relating to an alleged murder of Ms.Itishri Pradhan, then Siksha Sahayika (Contractual Teacher) in Tikri Upper Primary School, Odisha on the directions of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.
It was alleged that Ms.Itishree Pradhan, a Siksha Sahayika (Contractual Govt. Teacher) in Tikri Upper Primary School was burnt to death in 2013 by an unknown assailant. In this matter, the CID, CB, Odisha has arrested then Sub Inspector of Schools, Tikri, Rayagada, Odisha and filed chargesheet U/s 449/450/302/120B of IPC against him, keeping investigation open against an unidentified accused. The trial against then SI of Schools, Tikri is going on. The Hon’ble Supreme Court has directed CBI to identify the other unidentified accused person who had allegedly set the victim Ms.Itishree Pradhan on fire.
CBI took up the investigation of the case which was earlier registered by CID, CB, Odisha vide FIR No.32/2013.