Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today in the matter pertaining to Dhinkia violence allowed complainants to file their grievances through affidavits.
“Several people had nurtured a grievance that they could not attend the public hearing conducted before the High Court-appointed committee as they obstructed and halted en route. The High Court directed that they can submit their grievance or whatever they wanted to tell before the committee they can state in the form of affidavits,” informed senior High Court lawyer Prasanta Kumar Jena.
Jena said that the High Court will send those affidavits to the Collector Jagatsinghpur who after consideration will send them to the Ministry of Environment, Government of India.
“The High Court has directed Jagatsinghpur SP to furnish details of persons who are unable to return to their homes for their alleged involvement in the incident of January 14 or after that in the form of an affidavit,” said Jena.
The SP has been also asked to inform the concerned advocate about the charges against the four persons they have arrested, he added.
Jena said the next hearing in the matter has been fixed for April 7.
The Court has directed concerned parties to comply with its directions in the meantime, he added.
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