Tag: Biramitrapur

Witch-hunt: 10 arrested in Sundergarh

Rourkela: After the gruesome murder of a woman, accused of practising witchcraft, police arrested ten persons in connection with the incident that was reported at Ratakhandi village under Biramitrapur Tehsil in Sundargarh district. The 52-year-old woman, Jashoda Singh, was beaten to death by a mob on suspicion of practising witchcraft in the village late on […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
2 kids injured in cracker explosion in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: Two children were critically injured in an explosion after a vehicle of Forest department carrying crackers caught fire in Deokarana village under Biramitrapur police limits in Sundergarh district today. The children were rushed to the Rourkela government hospital by locals following the mishap. Sources said crackers used to drive away elephants were stashed in […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Man kills wife, commits suicide in Sundergarh

Rourkela: A man committed suicide after murdering his wife at his house in Andhari village in Sundergarh district late last night. Sources said the man, identified as Sakash Kandolina hacked his wife, Priya, with a sharp weapon and later hanged himself. Some neighbours initially got suspicious as door of the house was locked from inside […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
4 PLFI members taken on two-day remand

Rourkela: The Sub-divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court allowed the Biramitrapur police to take the four arrested PLFI members including former BSF Assistant Commandant Jadumani Patra on a two-day remand. Other arrested PLFI members including zonal committee member Arjun Rana, area commander Karan Sai and Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) staff Manu Kujur will also be taken […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Orissa HC grants anticipatory bail to MLA's wife

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today granted anticipatory bail to Biramitrapur MLA George Tirkey’s wife Namita Tirkey, whose name appeared in an FIR filed by a 28-year-old woman alleging that she was raped by the MLA’s son. The women’s police station in Rourkela earlier this month had booked the MLA’s son Rakesh Tirkey (31) on […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Biramitrapur MLA’s son charged with rape

Rourkela: Biramitrapur MLA George Tirkey’s son, Rajesh was charged with rape on the pretext of marriage by a girl. The incident came to fore after a girl lodged a complaint with the Rourkela Mahila Police. As per reports, police have registered a case under sections 376 and 294 of IPC and launched an investigation. Meanwhile, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Vigilance raids range officer’s house, office

Rourkela: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday conducted simultaneous raids at three places, including the house of Biramitrapur forest range officer Chandra Sekhar Gadnayak, on charges of accumulation of properties disproportionate to his known sources of income. According to sources, the anti-corruption wing of the Odisha Police is conducting raids at the ancestral house of Gadnayak located […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Boulder Collapses At A Shiva Shrine In Rourkela Injuring 17 Devotees

Rourkela: At least 17 devotees were injured in a mishap when a huge boulder from Jatia Baba hill in Kandarkela rolled over them while they were standing in queue for darshan of presiding deity of Lord Shiva on the occasion of Mahashivratri today. Sources said, huge number of people had made a beeline at the […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Odisha Minor Girl 'Gang Raped, Forced To Abort,' Case Against Stepfather, Cops, Doctor

Sundergarh: A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped and later forced to abort in Biramitrapur Police limits area of Sudergarh district. Alleging the involvement of the stepfather of the victim, cops and the doctor in the whole episode, the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) on Wednesday filed a written complaint at Raiboga Police Station against as many […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Crime Branch Begins Probe Into Rape-Abortion Case Of Minor Girl In Sundergarh

Bhubaneswar: A four-member team of Odisha Crime Branch on Tuesday began a probe into the alleged rape and subsequent abortion of a minor girl in Sundergarh district. A special CID team led by a female DSP has been roped into the case. Besides, Crime Branch SP has also been asked to make an on-spot visit […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Odisha: Two Youths Arrested For ‘Killing Uncle to Avenge Father’s Death’

Sundergarh: Two youths were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly killing their uncle to avenge father’s murder in Gobara Girjatoli village under Biramitrapur Police limits of Sundergarh district. As per reports, the accused duo, identified by police as Aman Kujur and Vicky Kujur allegedly killed their uncle with a digging bar and threw the body in […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Another Odisha Youth ‘Dies In Custody’, Mob Gheraoes Police Station Seeking Action

Rourkela: The death of a 26-year-old youth allegedly in police custody triggered massive outrage after an irate mob tried to storm into Biramitrapur police station here on Thursday seeking justice. The local residents staged a demonstration and gheraoed the police station demanding action against the erring policemen. As per reports, the deceased youth Tariq Salim […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Lekhashree Samantsinghar
Police Acting As Govt Goons: BJP

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of Odisha unit on Sunday lashed out at BJD-led government in State over two alleged custodial deaths- one each at Puri and Biramitrapur. In a video clip, BJP general secretary Lekhashree Samantsinghar said that police have acted as goons of government. “The police have unleashed a reign of terror […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
'Custodial' Death: Congress Demands Judicial Inquiry, Calls For Biramitrapur Bandh On Dec 3
'Custodial' Death: Congress Demands Judicial Inquiry, Calls For Biramitrapur Bandh On Dec 3

Rourkela: Sundargarh District Congress on Monday demanded an inquiry by judicial magistrate into the alleged custodial death of a 26-year-old youth at the Biramitrapur police station on November 18. The party called for a bandh in Biramitrapur on December 3 in protest against the alleged police excesses. The party also warned of agitations throughout the […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021