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Station Master Among 3 Arrested For Theft From Train Parcel Van

Bhadrak: Railway Protection Force (RPF) officials on Tuesday arrested three persons including a station master on the charges of stealing goods from a parcel van of a train in Odisha. The accused have been identified as KB Ojha, the station master of Majuri Road Railway Station in Bhadrak district, porter Samsun Biswal and Santosh Senapati, […]

Girl Allegedly Raped In Bhubaneswar, Accused Arrested

Bhubaneswar: Amid the ongoing protests across Odisha over the alleged gang rape in Puri district, another rape incident was reported from Khandagiri area in Bhubaneswar today. Following a complaint by the family members of the survivor, Khandagiri Police has reportedly arrested the accused and is currently interrogating him. As per reports, both the survivor and […]

Odisha Youth Arrested For Cheating Girl On Pretext Of Marriage

Bhadrak: A youth was arrested on Saturday for allegedly betraying a girl after maintaining physical relationship with her on the pretext of marriage. Bhadrak Rural Police reportedly arrested one Pramod Lenka of Asura village under charges of section 420 of the IPC after the girl filed a written complaint against him. As per the girl’s […]

4 Suspects In Sambalpur Gang Rape Case Detained

Sambalpur: Police on Sunday detained four persons including the prime suspect in connection with the alleged gang rape of a married woman under Ainthapali police station area in Sambalpur city on December 7. Taking suo motu cognizance of the case, police registered a case and detained the four accused who are being interrogated. According to […]

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RTI Activist Shot Dead By Two Bike-Borne Miscreants In Odisha

Kandhamal: After a chilling winter night, residents in Baliguda area of Kandhamal district woke up to the news of gruesome murder of a Right to Information (RTI) activist who was reportedly shot dead in front of his house by two motorcycle-borne miscreants on Tuesday morning. The deceased has been identified as Abhimanyu Panda. According to […]

Youth Abducts Minor Girl After Attacking Her Family In Odisha's Gajapati

Mohana: Tension prevailed at Adava village of Gajapati district after a youth allegedly abducted a minor girl from her house on Monday night. The girl was reportedly staying along with her mother and grandfather after the death of her father. According to reports, the youth barged into the house of the girl at around 2 […]

Inter-State Looter Gang Kingpin Bablu Arrested After Police Encounter In Odisha

Cuttack: The kingpin of an inter-state gang of looters, Sachin Pawar alias Bablu was arrested following an exchange of fire with police in Naraj Bazaar area of Cuttack district Tuesday late night. Bablu sustained bullet injuries on his right leg during the police encounter and has been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital for […]

Inter-State Drugs Mafia Munna Khan Escapes Police, His Mother Held

Balasore: Notorious inter-state drugs smuggler Munna Khan alias Mir Rahat Ali Khan today managed to give cops a slip while his mother was arrested by Excise sleuths on charges of carrying out illegal trade of narcotics. According to sources, a joint team from Cuttack Excise Intelligence (Central Range) and Balasore Police conducted surprise raids at […]

Elderly Couple Murdered In Cuttack!

Cuttack: Blood-soaked bodies of an elderly couple were found from their house at Beleswar village under Madhupatna police limits in Cuttack district late last night. As per reports, police recovered the dead couple at around 12:30 AM last night after locals informed the cops suspecting something amiss in the house as their repeated knocks on […]

50-Year-Old Woman Gang Raped In Odisha, 2 Arrested

Keonjhar: In a shocking incident, a 50-year-old woman was abducted from her house and allegedly gang raped by two persons under Ghatagaon Police limits in tribal-dominated Keonjhar district. Though the incident occurred on Wednesday, it came to light after the survivor lodged a police complaint in connection with the incident yesterday. According to reports, the […]

Two Held For Hunting Migratory Birds In Chilika, 57 Bird Carcasses Seized

Khurda: The Forest officials on Saturday arrested two poachers from Chilka Lake area and recovered carcasses of 57 migratory birds from their possession. However, five others managed to escape during the raid by forest department officials. As per reports, the forest officials also rescued three live birds from the two poachers. Based on allegations of […]

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Woman Gang Raped By Husband's Colleague, Two Others In Odisha

Bhawanipatna: A 26-year-old woman has been allegedly gang raped by her husband’s colleague and two other men in Odisha’s Kalahandi district, police said on Sunday. All the three accused have been arrested, a police officer said. As per the complaint lodged by the victim, a 27-year- old colleague of her husband, who works in Goa, […]

7 Arrested For Illegally Extracting Sand From River Bed

Berhampur: A former councillor of Aska urban local body and six others were arrested in Ganjam district for illegally extracting and transporting sand from the Rushikulya river bed at Sunambha sand quarry, police said. The arrest was made on Sunday when police carried out a raid at the site following a tip-off, a police officer […]

Minor Divyang Girl Among 2 Raped In Separate Incidents In Odisha

Puri/ Balasore: Amidst growing concerns over rising atrocities against women, two more rape cases were reported in Odisha Monday raising serious questions over the present state of affairs in the State. In the first incident, a minor divyang girl was allegedly raped by a youth under Nilagiri police limits. The incident happened when both the […]

Minor Girl 'Raped' Inside School In Odisha

Bhadrak: In yet another instance of crime against girls in Odisha, a Class 3 student was allegedly raped inside a school under Dhusuri police limits in Bhadrak district on Tuesday. A youth, identified as Sashikant Mallick, allegedly entered the campus of the school and raped the minor girl in a toilet of the school after […]