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Tag: Accused

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Puri Gang Rape: Another Accused Arrested By Police

Puri: Police on Friday arrested another accused in connection with the gang rape of a minor girl in Puri which sparked state-wide hue and cry. Rama Chandra Pradhan, a resident of Aliaputu village in Brahmagiri area is the third person to be arrested in the case. Earlier the prime accused Jitendra Sethi and Rajesh Sethi […]

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BIG BREAKING: All 4 Accused In DISHA Gang Rape And Murder Case Shot Dead In Encounter

Hyderabad: A week after the brutal gang rape and murder of a young veterinarian in Hyderabad, police shot dead all the four accused in an alleged ‘encounter’ near Shadnagar town. The accused were killed in the early hours of Friday when they allegedly snatched weapons from the police and tried to escape from the Chatanpally […]

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Police yet to nab accused who shot dead youth in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police is yet to arrest the accused in connection with the murder of a youth who reportedly opposed drugs trade in Sarakantara area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Thursday. Even though a special team was formed to nab the prime accused Bharat Sahu alias Bapi and his two associates, no progress […]

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Bhubaneswar youth murder: 3 Arrested, Several Accused Absconding

Bhubaneswar: Three persons including the main accused have been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of Amaresh Nayak in Bhubaneswar, informed Deputy Commissioner of Police Anup Sahoo today. “Based on the statements of eyewitnesses, we have arrested three persons. The crime was executed over past enmity,” said Sahoo. However, many other accused who have […]

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Junagarh Gang Rape: 9 Accused Including Minor Arrested

Bhawanipatna: In a major breakthrough in connection with the alleged gang rape of a girl inside Jaring forest in Kalahandi district, Junagarh Police today arrested nine persons including a minor involved in the incident, informed Kalahandi Superintendent of Police B Gangadhar. While six accused were arrested on charges of raping the girl, others have been […]

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Class 9 girl found pregnant in Odisha after being 'raped multiple times' by school cook

Koraput: A Class 9 girl student was found to be 5-month pregnant in Dasamantpur block of Koraput after being allegedly raped by the cook of the school hostel on multiple occasions. It is also alleged that, upon finding her pregnant, school authorities left the girl at her home and didn’t lodge any police complaint. After […]

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Odisha Woman 'Given Triple Talaq' on Eid

Balasore: Despite passage of the Triple Talaq bill in the Parliament, several such cases continue to surface from different parts of Odisha. In one such case, a man allegedly divorced his wife by pronouncing talaq thrice in Pathan Mohalla area of Soro in Balasore district. The victim has alleged that since her marriage three years […]

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Commissionerate police busts illegal firearm trading network in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Two days after busting an illegal gun manufacturing unit in Bhubaneswar, the Commissionerate Police on Wednesday busted an illegal firearm trading network and seized four guns and bullets from the possession of a man outside the main railway station. The accused, identified as Sangram Nath, has been arrested by the police. According to the […]

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Video of Kiran Bedi's granddaughter alleging misuse of 'police influence' goes viral

New Delhi: In a video that has gone viral on social media, the granddaughter of Kiran Bedi is seen accusing the Puducherry Lieutenant Governor of misusing “police influence” apparently to separate her from her father. Bedi told IANS on Friday: “The court has directed all such videos to be removed forthwith. And the one mentioned […]

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7-year-old girl raped by 70-year-old man in Gajapati

Bhubaneswar: A 7-year-old girl was raped by a 70-year-old neighbour in Odisha’s Gajapati district, police said on Monday. The incident, which occurred at New Camp Street II, came to light after the girl’s father lodged a complaint with the police on Sunday night. Police said the accused, identified as Barik Pradhan, had been sexually assaulting […]

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Online Fraud: Odisha Crime Branch arrests two persons from Delhi

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Odisha Crime Branch arrested two persons from New Delhi on charges of online fraud. The accused, identified as Binod Kumar and Sanjeeb Kumar, had allegedly duped a Baripada resident of Rs 87 lakh. Earlier, the accused were produced before the Patiala court in Delhi on February 1. The court today allowed the […]

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Police seize 20 gm brown sugar from a woman in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a joint operation by Laxmisagar police and Quick Action Team(QAT), brown sugar weighing 19.40 gm was seized from a woman of Haladipadia slum in Bhubaneswar yesterday afternoon. The prime accused Maina Routray (37) has been taken into police custody. Apart from the contraband item, police also seized Rs 36,640 cash from Routray’s possession […]

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Baripada minor girl rape: Accused arrested by police

Mayurbhanj: Police have arrested the accused in alleged rape of a 4-year-old minor girl in Baripada. The accused was arrested today after a complaint was lodged at Badasahi Police Station on Tuesday. The accused identified as Kamalalochan Singh was arrested by a special squad. While a case under POCSO was registered against Singh, police have […]

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Rajkumar Hirani accused of sexual assault, he denies

Mumbai: Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani has been accused of sexual assault by a woman who worked with him in his 2018 film “Sanju”. He has denied the allegation. According to a HuffPost India article on Sunday, the woman claimed that Hirani sexually abused her on more than one occasion over a six-month period between March and […]

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Rahul resorting to misogyny, should apologise to Indian women: Shah

New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah Wednesday accused Rahul Gandhi of resorting to “misogyny” and “insulting” women with his ‘Prime Minister Narendra Modi got a woman to defend him in Parliament’ remarks, saying the Congress president owed an apology to Indian women. Calling Modi a prime minister who claimed to have a broad chest, Gandhi […]

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Pipili gang rape & murder: Questions raised on probe after acquittal of accused

Bhubaneswar: After the accused in Pipili gang rape and murder case were acquitted by the Bhubaneswar Additional District Judge on Monday, questions are now being raised on Odisha Crime Branch’s probe. A copy of the judgement letter obtained by OTV revealed that while there were no eye witnesses in the case, the circumstantial evidences provided […]

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Sajid Khan suspended from IFTDA for a year

Mumbai: Bollywood filmmaker Sajid Khan who was accused of sexually harassing multiple women, has been suspended for a year by the Indian Film and Television Directors Association (IFTDA), it was announced on Wednesday. Following the PoSH (Prevention of Sexual Harassment) Investigation Closure Report of December 7, 2018 – IFTDA – following the Internal Complaints Committee’s […]

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Rape accused gives jail officials a slip in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: Two jail warders were placed under suspension after an undertrial prisoner escaped while undergoing treatment at Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital at Baripada today. The accused, identified as Kanhu Charan Marandi, was lodged at Baripada circle jail since November 25 after he was arrested in connection with a gangrape case. He was […]

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Bail pleas heard by camp courts inside Odisha jails as lawyer agitation continues

Bhubaneswar: Amidst ongoing lawyers’ protest, camp courts were held today inside jails across Odisha to provide bail to accused in custody. According to sources, 270 accused in custody were granted bail on the first day of the camp courts held at various jails across the State. In Kendrapara jail, 157 accused were granted bail. In […]

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Verma was collecting documents related to Rafale scam: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of removing CBI Director Alok Verma in a bid to stop him from investigating the Rafale “scam”. He also alleged that the prime minister “broke the law” and “bypassed” the Chief Justice of India and the Leader of Opposition, who were part of the […]

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Minor girl gang raped in Rourkela; 3 arrested

Rourkela: Police have arrested three persons for allegedly raping a minor girl in Rourkela. All the accused were arrested by Brahmani Tarang police based on the statement of the survivor who was rescued today near a school in a critical condition. While the survivor has been admitted to Ispat General Hospital, sources said that she […]

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I support Tanushree: Chitrangada Singh

Mumbai: Actress Chitrangada Singh has come out in support of actress Tanushree Dutta, who has accused actor Nana Patekar of sexually harassing her on the sets of their 2008 film “Horn Ok Pleassss”. Asked about the MeToo movement gaining momentum in Bollywood, Chitrangada said: “Indian society is very different from Western society. That’s why I […]

Facebook faces lawsuit for hiding job ads from women

Washington: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing Facebook on behalf of three women job seekers who accused the social media giant of posting ads that are shown only to men. The ACLU, along with the Communications Workers of America and the employment law firm Outten & Golden LLP, on Tuesday filed charges with […]

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Accused involved in firing at Khandagiri caught on CCTV

Bhubaneswar: Police have identified the two miscreants accused of firing at a hotel owner near Kalinga Studio in Khandagiri area on Thursday night. The owner of the Dhaba, who was critically injured in the attack, has been able to identify the accused from the CCTV footage following which police have launched a manhunt to nab […]

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Lalu Prasad, wife, son and others summoned as accused in IRCTC scam case

New Delhi: A Delhi court today summoned RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav and others as accused in the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam. Special Judge Arvind Kumar directed them to appear before the court on August 31 in a case related to alleged irregularities […]

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2 separate rape case accused commit suicide in Odisha

Bhadrak/Paradip:  As many as 2 cases of suicide by rape accused were reported from separate places in Odisha today. In Bhadrak, a man allegedly committed suicide today after raping a minor girl in Dhamnagar town. According to sources, the man raped a minor girl who was returning from her tuition class yesterday evening. A day […]

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Minor girl sexually assaulted in Cuttack

Cuttack: A minor girl studying in Class 4th was allegedly sexually assaulted yesterday by a youth under Darghabazaar police limits in Cuttack. The matter came to light after a written complaint was filed by the Childline and family members of the victim at the police station against the accused, who also happens to be a […]

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7-year-old girl raped in Balasore

  Balasore: A seven-year-old girl has been allegedly raped under Soro police limits in Balasore district. The incident occurred when the minor girl had gone to attend a marriage function in the village, police said on Sunday. The accused Manindra Mallick from Purushotampur village allegedly abducted the minor girl and raped her near a lift […]

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The day Roy committed suicide, 2 accused he booked sentenced to life

  Mumbai: In a case supervised by late Himanshu Roy as Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) in Mumbai, two accused were sentenced to life imprisonment on the day Roy ended his life. A sessions court in Mumbai on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to two persons in the 2012 murder case of actor Meenakshi Thapa. It […]

Youth arrested for posting intimate video with girlfriend on Facebook

  Cuttack: Police have arrested a youth today for recording the intimate moments with his girlfriend and posting it on social media. The accused has been identified as Debiprasad Bhoi of Salepur. According to sources, the accused had met the girl on Facebook three years back and they were in a relationship. The accused also […]

Salepur rape accused tries to kill self in jail

Cuttack: Md Mustafa, the accused in the Salepur rape case, reportedly tried to commit suicide by hanging himself in the latrine of the Salepur Sub Jail Wednesday night. However he was rescued by the jail staff. According to reports, Mustafa was not seen for a long time last evening. After a frantic search, an inmate […]

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Rape victim ends life after video goes viral

  Nabarangpur: A minor girl, who was allegedly raped, committed suicide today under Jharigan police limits of Nabarangpur district after the video of the incident was made viral by the accused. The minor girl ended her life by hanging herself from a tree, said sources. While a complaint was filed at the police station by […]

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Acid attack survivors in Odisha still hounded by tormentors

Cuttack: Acid attack survivors of Berhampur and Kalahandi, who are yet to come to terms with the brutality meted out to them, are still grappling with the violence of their tormentors. These survivors, still undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College in Cuttack, are putting up with threats from their tormentors who are roaming free. “My […]

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Nirjara murder case cracked; brother-in-law of fiancée held

Cuttack: Police today cracked the murder case of Nirjara Behera of Choudwar by arresting the key accused, identified as Sambit Senapati, from Cuttack today. Police said the crime was a fall out of an illicit relationship of the accused with his sister-in-law who was scheduled to get married to Nirjara. Police were able to get […]

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All accused in 2G case acquitted

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday acquitted all the accused in the alleged multi-thousand crore rupee 2G spectrum scandal. Special Judge O.P. Saini acquitted all the accused, including then Telecom Minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimohi, in both the cases filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED). The […]

Accused in Zaira molestation sent to police custody

Mumbai: A court here, on Monday, sent to police custody till December 13, Vikas Sachdeva, who has been accused of molesting  “Dangal” film’s National Award winning actress Zaira Wasim of  on a flight. A handcuffed Sachdeva was taken to the Dindoshi Sessions Court in Goregaon east this afternoon and has been charged under the Prevention […]

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Prime accused in ATM loot nabbed from Kolkata

Bolangir: More than two-and-half-month after a sensational loot of cash to the tune of Rs 80 lakh from different bank ATM counters, the Bolangir Town Police  has finally managed to nab the prime accused from Kolkata. Police have also seized cash worth Rs 26,46,700 and 10 SIM cards from the possession of the accused who […]

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Puri lawyer murder: Grilling of wife, kin underway

Puri: On the basis of the statement of the three arrested accused in the brutal murder of lawyer and lodge owner Chandan Behera, police have started interrogation of his wife and kin. Talking to media persons here today, Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi said police have found new angles in this case after interrogating the three […]

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Women harassment: Police arrests 3 accused

Bhubaneswar: Police on Sunday arrested three persons in connection with harassing three girls at Nandankanan road here on Friday, said Police Commissioner YB Khurania. Informing this to the media, Khurania said, the arrested persons have been identified as Madhab Kumar Rout (22), Mrutyunjay Patra (22) and Biswaranjan Pradhan (21). “While Madhab and Mrutyunjay are resident […]

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Sambalpur cash seizure: Cop takes 8 accused on remand

Sambalpur:Police on Thursday took eight persons accused in the seizure of Rs 1.43 crore cash on a four-day remand. The Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court in Sambalpur allowed the police to take the eight accused on a remand yesterday. According to sources, the police had moved the court seeking to take the arrested person on […]

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