Christian Girl Raped and killed in Kandhamal. Hindu Radicals Suspected
The Global Council of Indian Christians appealed to the Chief Minister of the State of Orissa over Christians fears of an ongoing series of serial murders against Christians. The girl's father name’s possible murderer, so far without success.
By Nirmala Carvalho
05/16/2011 India (AsiaNews) - The Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) has appealed to the Chief Minister to take charge of the serious concerns of Christians, linked to the illegal situation in Kandhamal after the rape and murder of a Christian girl of 17 years Nirupama Pradhan.
The girl's father, Sitrian Pradhan, informed the Global Council of Indian Christians that he suspected his daughter had been killed by Hindu radicals after being raped, and named an alleged culprit. The inspector in charge at G Udayagiri police station would not release any statement. Sitrian Pradhan has filed a complaint with the police after some farmers found the body near the lake. The Global Council is concerned over ongoing serial killings of Christians in the area. Previously, another Christian, Saul Pradhan, was killed