Suspected child sacrifice triggers protests

Rastha Rokho at Borigumma
Jeypore October. 30 : Tension prevailed in Borigumma as hundreds of locals protesting against the alleged child sacrifice , staging a rastha rokho, burning the tyres and blocking the traffic on NH 43 since Saturday night.

Rastha Rokho on Saturday night
Dead body of the child kept in a Auto Rikshaw
Locals and relatives
Police at Borigumma
Protesting people
The protesters demanding compensation to the victim family and immediate arrest of the culprits, unwilling to withdraw their agitation until their demands are met. Several negotiation attempts by the Sub Collector Jeypore Mr.Birendra Karakar, Tahisildar Borigumma and several police officials went fruit less as the protesters were adamant on their demands. Several commuters are facing problem as hundreds of vehicles plying from Jeypore to Chattishgarh state have been stranded on the NH-43 highway since Saturday night. Negotiations are still going on till the last reports came in at 1830 hrs IST on Sunday. 

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