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Fake tobacco manufacturing unit busted in Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Police busted a fake zarda (chewing tobacco) manufacturing unit and arrested one person involved in the racket from Kendal village in the district on Saturday. The accused has been identified as Pramod Sahu. Acting on a tip-off,a special police team conducted raid on the unit at Kendal village late night yesterday. Huge quantity of […]

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Man allegedly beaten to death on suspicion of practising sorcery

Nuapada: An elderly man was allegedly beaten to death on suspicion of practising sorcery at Khairani village of the district. The body of the deceased, identified as Tularam Majhi of Khairani village, was recovered today morning. According to sources, the mutilated body of Tularam was recovered inside a gunny bag near Chanamunda dam under Lakhana […]

Dreaded criminal Javed Akhtar nabbed after police encounter

Koraput: Continuing its crackdown on anti-social elements, Jeypore police arrested hardcore criminal SK Javed Akhtar after an encounter near Irrigation colony in Jeypore town late Thursday night. According to sources, Jeypore Town police had intensified patrolling to nab anti-socials in the region after after receiving an input about movement of Akhtar and his associates in […]

Bombs hurled at house in Bhubaneswar; police suspect notorious criminal behind incident

Bhubaneswar: Tension erupted at Patharbandha slum in the city today morning after unidentified miscreants hurled bombs at a house triggering panic in the area. According to sources, four bike-borne miscreants hurled several bombs one after the other in the slum and fled the spot. However, no casualty has been reported in the. On getting information […]

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Man hangs self after killing wife by slitting her throat

Berhampur: A man allegedly committed suicide after slitting his wife’s throat over a suspected family feud at Bagada village in Digapahandi area of Ganjam district today. The couple was identified as Nayani Sethi and her husband Bankia Sethi. According to a few locals, the couple was going through a rough patch since few days. When […]

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Man axes father-in-law to death in Boudh

Boudh: A man allegedly axed his father-in-law to death over some trivial matters at Tikirasahi in Sarsara village of the district today. The deceased has been identified as Gundu Barik. As per reports, the accused Pankaj Sethi was staying at his in-laws’ house since the last 15 years. Gundu and Pankaj had gone to the […]

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Youth beats father to death in Bargarh, arrested

Bargarh: A man was allegedly beaten to death by his son over family feud at  Bijorbhata village under Jagdalpur police limits in Padampur area of the district in the wee hours today. According to sources, the accused Dilip Bhoi returned home in an inebriated condition and had an altercation with his father Asaram Bhoi over […]

Youth found dead in Bolangir, kin allege murder

Bolangir: Body of a youth was recovered from a field near KV College Square on Bangomunda Road in Kantabanji of Bolangir district today. The deceased has been identified as Suman Kuwar, a resident of Sunaripada village. The matter came to light after a relative of Suman spotted the body and later informed other family members. […]

Half-burnt body of youth recovered from roadside in Mayurbhanj

Baripada:  In a shocking incident, a half-burnt body of a youth was recovered from the main road near Dandbose village under Town Police limits in Rairangpur area of Mayurbhanj district today. The identity of the deceased has not been established yet, said sources. It is suspected that the youth was beaten to death and later, […]

Miscreants loot SUV, cash from DPC office staff in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted a SUV, ATM card, mobile phones and cash worth Rs 1 lakh from a staff posted at District Project Coordinator’s office near Tamada under Gurundia police limits in Sundergarh district. According to sources, the miscreants reportedly looted cash while one Amartya Pradhan (IED Coordinator) along with an employee of DPC […]

Man killed by brothers-in-law over family feud in Bolangir

Bolangir: A man was allegedly beaten to death by his brothers-in-law over some family feud at Karlabahali village under Kantabanji police limits of Bolangir district. The deceased has been identified as Dillip Chhura. According to sources, Dilip was married to one Gauri of Chaulasukha village of the district and was father of two children. The […]

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Youth stoned to death by neighbours over land dispute, 4 detained

Mayurbhanj: A youth was brutally stoned to death allegedly by his neighbours at Pata Sahi village under Sarat police limits in the district over some land dispute on Tuesday night. The deceased has been identified as Jagannath Khandual. According to sources, Jagannath had gone to the nearby jungle to attend nature’s call and entered into […]

ASI thrashed by liquor mafia in Banki

Cuttack:  A day after an Assistant Sub-Inspector posted at Subarnapur outpost was allegedly thrashed by liquor mafia, Banki police today registered case against three persons involved in the attack. The ASI Ashok Chandra Panda was brutally beaten up by liquor mafia during a raid on Sunday, reports said. Sources said a police team had raided […]

Brown sugar seized in Cuttack, one arrested

Cuttack: Continuing its crackdown on illegal drugs trade, officials of the Excise department seized nearly 60 gms of brown sugar after a raid in Cuttack today. The price of the seized contraband item is worth nearly Rs 6 lakh, informed sources. Acting on a tip-off, a team of excise sleuths conducted a raid in Jagatpur […]

Caught stealing from SBI ATM, youth beaten black & blue in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A youth was mercilessly thrashed by locals after being caught while allegedly attempting to loot cash from an SBI ATM at Malada Bazaar under Bhandaripokhari police limits here on Wednesday night. As per the locals, the youth was first spotted by one Badri Narayan Dhala of the area who immediately raised an alarm following […]