New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) has directed for payment of Rs 2.70 lakh compensation to Rosaline Mallick, a victim of fraud saint Sarathi Baba of Sarathi Ashram in Kendrapada.

The NHRC, while taking cognizance of the complaint filed by Sangita Swain, has awarded the compensation. Swain had stated in her petition that the police remained inactive on FIR regarding rape of one dalit girl namely Rosaline Mallick by the fraud saint Sarathi Baba. The inaction/ unlawful action by the police violates human rights, Swain had pointed Swain in her petition.