Male undertrial slits his genitals in Odisha jail, NHRC seeks ATR

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice and sought for Action Taken Report (ATR) from the Odisha jail administration in an incident pertaining to a male under-trial slitting his genitals by a steel stand of mosquito coils at Bhadrak district jail in October.

Odisha witchcraft violence: NHRC seeks ATR

The NHRC sought for an action taken report within a period of four weeks including the steps taken by the State for curbing the menace of human sacrifices, murders arising out of sorcery, black magic and witchcraft.