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Tag: Arun Bothra

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Odisha Unlock Guidelines For August Today, What May Open, What May Not

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) PK Jena is scheduled to address a press conference in the afternoon regarding the fresh guidelines

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Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder: Arrested Accused Is A Minor, POCSO Court Rejects NARCO Test Appeal

Nayagarh: In a sensational twist to the Nayagarh minor girl abduction and murder case, the POCSO court hearing the case on Tuesday termed that the prime accused who has been arrested by the Special Investigation Team (SIT), is a minor. The court pronounced this based on evidence provided by the accused’s counsel. As per reports, […]

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Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder: Accused Saroj Likely To Undergo Narco Analysis Test

Bhubaneswar: Saroj Sethi, the prime accused in the sensational abduction and murder of a five-year-old girl in Nayagarh, is likely to undergo narco analysis test. According to sources, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder case on Monday filed a petition in a POCSO court in Nayagarh seeking permission to conduct the narco analysis […]

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Odisha Govt Promotes 3 IPS Officers, Arun Bothra Appointed ADG

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has promoted three IPS officers to the rank of Additional Director General (ADG) Of Police. As per a notification issued on Tuesday, IPS officer Arun Bothra, who recently cracked the sensational Nayagarh minor girl rape and murder case, has been promoted to the ADG rank. Apart from Bothra, two other IPS […]

Odisha Tops In Child Pornography: Nayagarh Minor Murder Brings To Fore This Deeper Malaise
Odisha Tops In Child Pornography: Nayagarh Minor Murder Brings To Fore This Deeper Malaise

Bhubaneswar: When the senior IPS officer Arun Bothra mentioned all the grisly details about how the five-year old Nayagarh minor girl was murdered and raped, he also in the same breath talked about how the 18-year old accused was addicted to child pornography and how that has triggered this sickening Nayagarh episode. However, the popping […]

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Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: Victim's Mother Rubbishes SIT's Bone Theory, Demands CBI Probe

Nayagarh: Hours after Arun Bothra, the chief of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigating the ‘rape and murder’ of the five-year-old girl at Jadupur in Nayagarh district, clarified that bones of the deceased girl are not missing, mother of the victim alleged that the SIT head is making cock and bull stories to shield the […]

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Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: No Bones Missing, Says SIT Chief Arun Bothra

Nayagarh: Amidst questions pouring in from all sides on the veracity of the SIT version in the ‘rape and murder’ of the five-year-old girl at Jadupur in Nayagarh district, senior IPS officer Arun Bothra, the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigating the case, today clarified on the missing-bones claims and the doubts raised […]

Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: Orissa HC Directs SIT To File Charge-Sheet

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Thursday directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the sexual assault and murder of a 5-year-old girl at Jadupur village in Nayagarh district, to file the charge-sheet in the case at the earliest. The court observed that the probe agency should file the charge-sheet at the earliest as many […]

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Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: SIT Finds Another Vital 'Evidence' Against Accused

Nayagarh: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Odisha Crime Branch on Wednesday found a blood-stained piece of cloth from the house of the arrested accused, Saroj Sethi. An expert has reportedly confirmed that the minor had nose bleeding during strangulation and the accused wiped the blood with that particular piece of cloth. Meanwhile, SIT […]

Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder: Petition Seeks Polygraph Test Of Arun Bothra, Doctors

Cuttack: The Bharatiya Bikash Parishad, a social organisation,  on Wednesday filed a miscellaneous petition in the Orissa High Court seeking direction for polygraph test of Arun Bothra, the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigating the murder of five-year old girl at Jadupur in Nayagarh district. The petitioner, Surendra Panigrahi, who has reiterated his […]

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Opinion: SIT Version On Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Leaves Several Questions Unanswered

By Sandeep Sahu On the face of it, there is little reason to doubt the veracity of the SIT narrative on what exactly happened to Nayagarh minor girl and how on that fateful day of July 14, 2020. The fact that there are not too many buyers for SIT chief Arun Bothra’s version of events […]

Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: BJP Accuses SIT Chief Of Shielding Minister Arun Sahoo
Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: BJP Accuses SIT Chief Of Shielding Minister Arun Sahoo

Bhubaneswar: Hours after the sensational revelation of the SIT chief on the murder of five-year-old girl from Nayagarh and how the main accused, Saroj Sethi, executed the barbaric act, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) slammed the probe panel head IPS Arun Bothra and alleged that he is trying to save the neck of Minister Arun […]

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Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: How Saroj Sethi Came Under SIT Scanner

Bhubaneswar: The most challenging task before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) after it was given the charge of conducting a belated probe into the case was to recreate the trail of the suspect which had been erased with the passage of time. SIT chief Arun Bothra said, to begin with, the team had to revisit […]

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Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: Accused Addicted To Child Pornography, Says SIT Chief

Bhubaneswar: The key elements of the probe in the sensational murder case of the five-year-old minor girl in Nayagarh revealed by SIT chief Arun Bothra is sure to shake the conscience of the state and the nation. He said the accused youth killed the minor girl when she resisted his sexual advances, and then eventually […]

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Killer Had Raped The Minor Girl After Strangulating Her: Arun Bothra

Bhubaneswar: A day after arresting the accused in the sensational murder of a five-year-old girl at Jadupur village in Nayagarh in July this year, SIT chief Arun Bothra on Tuesday said that the killer had raped the girl after strangulating her to death. Addressing a press conference at the Commissionerate Police headquarters to reveal the […]

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Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: Complaint Lodged Against SIT Chief Arun Bothra

Nayagarh: Fresh allegations have been levelled against Inspector General of Police Arun Bothra, the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) currently investigating the abduction and murder of five-year-old girl of Jadupur village in Nayagarh district. A complaint has been lodged against Bothra at the Nayagarh Sadar Police Station, wherein he has been accused of […]

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SIT Has Sufficient Evidence Against 'Pari' Murder Accused: Arun Bothra

Nayagarh: A day after arresting one person in the sensational kidnapping and murder of five-year-old Nayagarh girl ‘Pari’, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Odisha Crime Branch on Monday has clarified that it has sufficient evidence against the arrestee, who is the prime accused in the ghastly crime. “The SIT has acquired sufficient evidence against […]

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SIT Sees Murder Motive Behind Pari’s Kidnap!

Bhubaneswar: With senior IPS officer Arun Bothra led SIT making the first arrest in the sensational Pari murder case after a long gap of exactly 126 days of the incident, the charges slapped by the SIT bares the plot behind five-year old girl Pari’s disappearance from her native village Jadupur in Nayagarh on July 14. […]

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Pari Murder Case: SIT Arrests 1, To Produce In Court Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Odisha Crime Branch has made a major breakthrough by arresting one person for his alleged involvement in the sensational abduction and subsequent murder of five-year-old Nayagarh girl ‘Pari’. Through a press release, the SIT confirmed that the arrestee is a resident of Jadupur in Nayagarh district, which is […]

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Pari Murder Case: SIT Conducts Polygraph Test Of Nayagarh Youth Saroj Sethi's Family Members

Bhubaneswar: Saroj Sethi, who kicked off a major controversy by making cash for crime allegations against SIT chief Arun Bothra in the sensational ‘Pari’ rape and murder case, continued to be interrogated while the investigating agency has reportedly conducted polygraph test of his family members. Sethi’s family members including his mother and sister today informed […]

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Pari Murder Case: Recommend Probe By A Central Agency, NCPCR To Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has found several discrepancies in the primary investigation conducted by Odisha Police in the alleged kidnapping and subsequent rape and murder of Pari, the five-year-old girl from Nayagarh district whose skeletal remains were found almost 10 days after she went missing from her village in the […]

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Odisha: BJP Targets BJD Over Pari Murder Case

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today cornered the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha over the alleged kidnapping, rape and murder of a five-year-old Nayagarh girl ‘Pari’. Lekhasri Samantsinghar, general secretary of the State BJP unit, on Saturday raised questions over the police investigation into the case and accused BJD Minister Arun Sahoo […]

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Pari Murder Case: Cash For Crime Allegations Against Bothra Baseless, Says Odisha Police

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha police on Friday sought to term the accusations made by a youth that he had been offered Rs. 5 lakh by SIT chief Arun Bothra to own up the alleged kidnapping, rape and murder of 5-year-old Nayagarh girl ‘Pari’, as ‘baseless’. The police clarification came a day after Saroj Sethi, a resident […]

BJP Demands Removal of Arun Bothra As SIT Chief To Investigate Nayagarh Girl's Abduction And Murder Case
BJP Demands Removal of Arun Bothra As SIT Chief To Investigate Nayagarh Girl's Abduction And Murder Case

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today demanded the removal of IPS officer Arun Bothra as the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) which is investigating the sensational abduction and murder case of a five-year-old Nayagarh girl whose skeletal remains were found days after kidnapping in July this year. The […]

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Pari Murder Case: HC Raps SIT, ‘No Substantial Progress To Nab The Real Culprit’

Bhubaneswar: There has been no substantial progress in the on-going investigation by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to nab the ‘real culprit’ involved in the alleged rape and brutal murder of the five-year-old girl from Nayagarh district, observed the Orissa High Court on Thursday. The Court’s observation came following the submission of a status report […]

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Odisha: After Pari, Another Girl Goes Missing In Nayagarh

Nayagarh: At a time when the mysterious kidnapping and murder of five-year-old girl ‘Pari’ in Nayagarh has created shockwaves in Odisha, another girl from the district has reportedly gone missing. As per reports, the three-year-old girl was last seen playing near her house at Dadhipatna village under Ranpur block in the district on Friday afternoon. […]

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Odisha: With No Judicial Powers How can SIT Investigate ‘Pari’ Murder, Asks D Purandeswari

Nayagarh: The newly appointed Odisha in-charge of BJP, D Purandeswai on Thursday lashed out at the BJD-led State government for ‘protecting’ Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo whose alleged role in the abduction and killing of five-year-old Nayagarh girl, ‘Pari’, has come under the scanner. During her maiden visit to Odisha following her appointment as the new […]

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Pari Murder Case: Orissa HC Yet To Give Nod To Monitor SIT; May Court Legal Hurdles In Probe, Say Experts

Bhubaneswar: With the Orissa High Court still to give its consent to monitor the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Nayagarh Minor (Pari) Murder case, the big legal hurdle before the SIT is it cannot record statement of the suspects or the witnesses to the case. The big poser then will the SIT exercise in Nayagarh […]

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Former Odisha DGP Prakash Mishra Questions Locus Standi of Bothra-led SIT; Demands CBI Probe

Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha DGP and senior BJP leader Prakash Mishra on Monday raised serious doubts over the jurisdiction of the Arun Bothra-led Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the sensational Pari murder case at Nayagarh. “It’s a hogwash,” he said The SIT has been formed by the State Government, led by senior IPS officer Arun […]

Pari Murder Case: Give us 14-days time, says SIT chief Arun Bothra
Pari Murder Case: Give us 14-days time, says SIT chief Arun Bothra

Bhubaneswar: The sensational Nayagarh minor girl (Pari) murder case seems to have made some headway, when SIT chief Arun Bothra Saturday told media “give us 14 days time”. The five-worded sentence is considered as signs of headway by observers amidst the clouds of despair looming over this politically stormy case, where the Nayagarh police had […]

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Know Why Senior IPS Officer Arun Bothra is Naveen Patnaik’s Nayagarh Mission Man!

Bhubaneswar: Names have power, said American author Rick Riordan. Going by the adage, the name Arun Bothra has so far emphatically displayed that power of conviction. Even, literally speaking, this IPS officer was given the mantle of CEO of a power utility (CESU), when the utility was bleeding red. Besides, donning the cop hat, Bothra […]

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Was Offered Money To Keep Mum: Pari's Father Levels Shocking Allegations Against Cops

Nayagarh: In another shocking disclosure that might put the police in a fix, the family of 5-year-old girl Pari who was allegedly abducted and murdered in July this year, Wednesday alleged that they were being pressurized by police to change their statements and the name of the accused in their complaint. When all this while […]

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Nayagarh Pari Murder: Why SIT chief Arun Bothra will face an uphill task!

Bhubaneswar: With the baby steps on Tuesday, the SIT-led investigation into the Nayagarh minor murder case has hit the ground running. But a bumpy road lies ahead for SIT chief IGP Arun Bothra(of Patnagarh parcel bomb case fame) in Nayagarh. Unlike the Patnagarh blast case, the Corpus delecti – body of crime, though not necessarily […]

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Pari Murder Case: Senior IPS Officer Arun Bothra To Head SIT

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Saturday selected senior IPS officer Arun Bothra to head a special investigation team (SIT) which has been formed to investigate the alleged kidnapping and murder of Pari, a five-year-old girl whose body had been found days after she went missing while playing near her house in a village in Nayagarh […]

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Innovations In Urban Transport During Covid: Mo Bus Gets The Top Award Of The Country

Bhubaneswar: ‘Mo Bus’, the city bus service of Capital Region has won the top award of the country for the second time in a row, this year for the innovations undertaken in the urban transport during the pandemic. The award was conferred by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), in a national level conference […]

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Mo Bus Completes 2 Years, Arun Bothra Hopeful Of Normal Services Soon

Bhubaneswar: With life returning to normalcy amid the pandemic, all eyes are now on whether the bus services in and around the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack would return to a normal in the near future. Managing Director of the Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) Arun Bothra is however hopeful that services will normalise […]

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Mo Bus To Run Daily, Know Route Details & Restrictions

Bhubaneswar: The Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT), which manages Mo Bus in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri, has decided to run its buses on all seven days of the week. As informed by the CMD of CRUT Arun Bothra, the buses that were earlier running five-day a week will now run daily following the abolishment of […]

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Odisha IPS Officer’s One-Response-Fits-All On Sushant Singh Rajput Death Silences Naysayers

Bhubaneswar: While the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has sent shock waves in Bollywood, it has now equally taken the internet by storm with various theories abuzz with speculations regarding reason behind this untimely death. Joining the twitterati were many journalists who didn’t deter in questioning the reason of launching an investigation into […]

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Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Humanity gives birth to more Covid19 warriors during lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Think of any problem, be it medicine or ration or even hearing aid cells, it is now getting delivered right at the door step of people during the toughest times of COVID-19 lockdown. Thanks to the volunteers spread across the length and breadth of the country who move mountains to help amidst strict lockdown […]

Humanity conquers! Odisha IPS ‘trained’ 20 litres camel milk for Mumbai autistic kid
Humanity conquers! Odisha IPS ‘trained’ 20 litres camel milk for Mumbai autistic kid

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the entire world to its knees disrupting life of billions across the globe, it might have socially distanced people but in true sense, it has brought humanity together in an extraordinary manner. In India where the pandemic has locked in millions inside their homes, responsibility […]

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