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Minor girl gang raped on May 2 commits suicide

Sambalpur: A minor girl who was gang raped on May 2 allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her house under Sasana police limits in Sambalpur district today. As per sources, the girl was alone in her house and her family had gone out somewhere when she allegedly hanged herself from the ceiling fan. After […]

Bomb hurling at PCR Van: Another miscreant nabbed after encounter in Cuttack

Cuttack: Continuing crackdown on anti-social elements, police today nabbed a notorious criminal identified as Basir Khan alias Juga after an encounter at Brahmanjharilo in the district. Juga was involved in multiple criminal cases including one bomb hurling at a PCR van on Friday in Kurunti village in Cuttack, informed Police. Acting on a tip off […]

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Father, sons thrashed on murder charges; elder son confesses

Nayagarh: Three persons of a family were tied up and thrashed by locals at Duda village under Banigocha police limits in Dasapalla block of Nayagarh district for allegedly killing a person of the village on May 18. However, the video of the incident has reportedly gone viral that showed that after being beaten up, one […]

Odia contractor killed in Kerala, family seeks justice

Kendrapara: A contractor from Kendrapara was brutally hacked to death by ‘unidentified miscreants’ in Kerala on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Pravakar Das of Pentha village under Patkura police limits. According to sources, Pravakar, who runs a small grocery shop at Coonoor area in Kerala, was also working as a contractor for the […]

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Arms dealer nabbed in Sambalpur, 5 firearms seized

Sambalpur: Police nabbed an arms dealer and seized five firearms and 12 live ammunition from his possession following a raid in Sambalpur today. The accused identified as Md Zahin Khan was operating an illegal arms racket in the city since long, informed sources. Addressing a presser, Northern Range DIG, Satyabrata Bhoi informed that the firearms […]

3 fake Maoists held for extortion in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Police on Saturday arrested two persons and detained a juvenile for allegedly trying to extort Rs 3 crore from a steel plant by posing as Maoists in Keonjhar district. Keonjhar SDPO (Sadar) Sriharshan Mishra informed that all the accused hail from Jharkhand and had issued a threat to the steel plant authorities to pay […]

Youth hacked to death in Puri; 2 suspects detained

Puri: A youth was brutally hacked to death by unidentified miscreants allegedly over past rivalry at Dhipajagar Jagannath colony under Puri Town police limits late Thursday night. The deceased has been identified as Maheswar Martha. Sources said, nearly five armed miscreants attacked Maheswar with sharp weapons after calling him out of his house. Maheswar, who […]

'Serial killer' escapes from court premises in Angul

Angul: An Under Trial Prisoner(UTP) escaped from police custody while he was being produced before Angul court for hearing in connection with the murder of four persons. The undertrial inmate Jhasketan Rout escaped soon after snatching a mobile phone of one of the constables, sources said. According to reports, Jhasketan was arrested for his involvement […]

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Hall of Shame For Odisha: 2 More Minor Rape Cases Send Shock Waves

Nabarangpur: A student of class eight was allegedly abducted and raped by two youths when she was on her way to answer nature’s call at the Sanmari village, on Wednesday. As per the complaint filed by the survivor at the Nabarangpur Town Police Station here, two youth intercepted her and forcefully carried her away to […]

Kuakhai death & sex tape: Police says Unmay Padhi committed suicide

Bhubaneswar: In a new turn of events after the half-burnt body of one Unmay Padhi was recovered in Kuakhai area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, Commissionerate Police today revealed that the deceased was not murdered rather he had committed suicide. Such revelation has now put an end to the speculations which were triggered after a […]

Shame! 4 minor girls including mentally-challenged raped in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At a time when senior police officials are gearing up to launch awareness drives to put a check on sexual abuse of minor girls, such incidents continue surface from different parts of the State. Rape of four minor girls including a mentally-challenged was reported from Salepur, Cuttack and Balasore today. In Cuttack, a minor […]

2 Convicted in Separate Rape Cases by POCSO Courts in Odisha

A special court in Bhubaneswar awarded 10 years imprisonment under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, to accused Gajendra Buxi for raping a minor girl in 2016. Buxi had raped a minor girl in the Chandaka area in Bhubaneswar and was subsequently arrested by police in 2016. In another incident,

Depositors duped of crores in Balasore, Bhadrak

Balasore/Bhadrak: A complaint has been filed against a private firm for duping depositors of crores of rupees in Balasore and Bhadrak districts. People of Bhaskarganj and Soro in Balasore and Bhadrak have brought such allegations against a firm – Hi-Tech Regional Cooperative, which started operations in the area in 2011. As per the complaint filed […]

Online shopping fraud: Odisha man's EMI card targeted

Khurda: While companies are coming up with a slew of measures to protect customers from fraud during online shopping, people are still falling prey to fraudsters. In such a case, a person from Khurda in Odisha recently has become a soft target for fraudsters. Dashrathi Nayak of Nalipara of Arjunpur under Khurda Town Police Station […]

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Escort Officer Lodges FIR In Gangster Hyder’s Encounter Case, Here Are The Details

Seseni mentioned in the FIR that if the escort would not have resorted to firing, Hyder would have killed the escort party members.