News from Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur, the smallest district of Odisha in size, is known for its rich cultural heritage and contribution to socio-economic development. This district has got a total population of 11, 36,971 including 577,865 male and 559,106 female as per 2011 census. Famous Paradeep port and oil refinery is another high light of the district.

Missing CRPF Jawan
Missing CRPF jawan’s body found hanging from tree in Jajpur

Police have launched an investigation to ascertain the circumstances in which the incident took place.

Missing CRPF Jawan
Mystery behind CRPF jawan's disappearance deepens after recovery of bike

As per his wife, there is no trace of Kuanr after he attended his grandmother’s last rites on April 17. Kuanr came home recently on leave for the last rites of his grandmother and has been staying with his wife in another village.

Gold Biscuits Recovered From GST Officer
Odisha GST officer in vigilance net; over 1 kg gold unearthed

As per reports two bank lockers of Mohanty and his wife at Bank of Maharashtra and Punjab and Sindh Bank at CDA, Cuttack were traced and searched by the vigilance team.

Plus 2 student dies, 2 missing while taking bath in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur; search operation underwa
Death toll in Devi river drowning mounts to 2, another student still missing

While the identities of the deceased and missing students could not be ascertained immediately, it was learnt that they were from Bhubaneswar. 

Youth Allegedly Tortured In Police Station
Youth ‘brutally tortured’ in Odisha police station, urges Chief Minister for justice

Mallik has filed a written complaint in this regard with the IIC of the police station and has also sent its copies to the district SP, Odisha Police DG and the Chief Minister urging for justice.

Langoor ‘mourns' death of woman for hours, attends funeral in Jagatsinghpur
Langur ‘mourns' death of woman for hours, attends funeral in Jagatsinghpur

Such behaviour of the animal stunned everyone as the langoor was in no way connected to Manju. 

Somalika Dash
Rumoured girlfriend of Odisha MLA tweets to CM Naveen demanding justice

“It is very unfortunate that even after repeated requests, recording my statements and an FIR, the police never cared to ask him (Bijay Shankar Das) a single question. That is why I was forced to tweet the matter to the CM,” said Somalika.

Firecracker Unit Destroyed In Blast
Blast at firecracker unit in Odisha claims 2 lives; 3 others injured

The workers at the unit were manufacturing firecrackers when the mishap occurred which not only destroyed the unit completely, but the resultant fire also gutted a house and huge quantities of paddy stored nearby.

Bijay Shankar Das' Rumoured Girlfriend Somalika
Rumoured girlfriend of BJD MLA files police complaint over threat calls

Somalika had earlier alleged that she received threat calls from an unknown person asking her to withdraw the complaint against the legislator.

Somalika Dash
BJD MLA's rumoured girlfriend Somalika gets threat call to resolve dispute; audio surfaces 

Somalika, who has accused Das of betrayal, has handed over the call recording to the media and said she will lodge a police complaint in this regard.

More trouble for Tirtol MLA Bijay Shankar Das; Cong & BJP demand action 
More trouble for Tirtol MLA Bijay Shankar Das; Cong & BJP demand action 

Both parties have one concern: Why no action has been taken even though 15 days have passed since the Jagatsinghpur Police registered a case against the MLA following the intervention of the Orissa High Court? 

Two charred to death as bike catches fire after mishap near Cuttack
Two charred to death as bike catches fire after mishap near Cuttack

The duo hailing from Tirtol of Jagatsinghpur district was heading to Cuttack on a bike when the vehicle hit a concrete mixer along a road. 

Man sells newborn for Rs 10,000 over ‘family feud’, 1 detained
Man sells newborn for Rs 10,000 over ‘family feud’, 1 detained

Acting on the complaint lodged by the grandmother, the local police and members of the Child Protection Unit launched a search operation and rescued the baby. The police have also detained Mallick, who has bought the baby boy.

Tirtol MLA's Rumoured Girlfriend Somalika Dash
Police record statement of BJD MLA’s rumoured girlfriend Somalika Dash

Somalika (29) had moved the Orissa HC after Jagatsinghpur police did not register a case against Bijay Shankar on the basis of complaint lodged by her on May 13, 2022. She accused the IIC of Jagatsinghpur and the district superintendent of police of inaction.

Trouble mounts for BJD MLA Bijay Shankar Das as Orissa High Court accepts Somalika’s plea
Trouble mounts for BJD MLA Bijay Shankar Das as Orissa High Court accepts Somalika’s plea

The court also directed the IIC to register a case if any cognizable case is made out.

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