Tag: Child Theft

Child theft twist
Couple detained in child theft case, stern action after police probe

Police on Tuesday detained a couple in connection with alleged theft of a newborn baby girl. The infant was allegedly stolen from the Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) of SCB Medical College and Hospital on Monday.

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  • Tuesday, 27 September 2022
PG Department of Gynaecology, SCB Hospital
Baby girl found after missing from SCB Hospital, parents allege theft

A woman from Chandanpur in Puri had given birth to twins at the premier government hospital. But one of the twins developed jaundice after which the baby was shifted to SNCU for treatment from where it is said to have been stolen

  • Monday, 26 September 2022
Kamakhyanagar Police Station
2 Arrested For Stealing Toddler In Odisha’s Dhenkanal

Two persons, including a woman were arrested by the Kamakhyanagar Police on Monday for allegedly stealing a nine-month-old child from his parents in Jiridimali village under Kanapura Gram Panchayat in Dhenkanal district.

  • Monday, 13 December 2021
Newborn Girl Stolen From Sonepur Hospital: Police Arrest Child's Father, Maternal Grandmother
Newborn Girl Stolen From Sonepur Hospital: Police Arrest Child's Father, Maternal Grandmother

Later on Sunday (November 21), the police rescued the baby girl who was found abandoned by the side of a road. The police suspected the involvement of a close relative in the abduction plot and had intensified the probe by summoning them for questioning. 

  • Monday, 22 November 2021
Woman beaten over child theft charges, alleges rape attempt in Rourkela

Rourkela: In a shocking revelation, the woman, who was reportedly beaten up by a group of people over child theft suspicion at Indira colony here last week, on Sunday alleged that she was beaten up for resisting a rape bid. In her complaint filed at Plant Site police station, the woman labourer alleged that she […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Child Theft Rumours: Man beaten up by locals in Angul

Angul: Even though the Odisha police has issued an advisory on child-theft suspicion asking people not to take law into their hands, an unidentified man was mercilessly beaten by locals at Lingaraj Munda Basti under Kaliari police station in Angul district suspecting him to be a child lifter on Sunday. According to reports, while the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
'Kidnapped' minor boys manage to flee; rescued by Bolangir cops

Bolangir/Sonepur: Even as rumours of child theft are making rounds on social media, two minor boys from Odisha’s Nuapada district outsmarted their abductors and managed to escape from their clutches. They were rescued by Bolangir police today. As per their statement given to Police, a few unidentified persons kidnapped them from Nuapada in Sonepur district […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Child-theft rumours: Odisha Police issues advisory to check mob attacks

Cuttack: An advisory to check mob attacks on innocent people in several parts of the State over child-theft suspicion was issued by Odisha Police DG, RP Sharma today. Police have identified a few persons who are spreading the rumours on social media and stringent action will be taken against them, Sharma said. In a seven-point […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Child-theft rumours: 19 held for resorting to violence in different incidents

Rayagada: As mob fury continues to take place in several parts of the state over rumours of child theft incidents, police today detained as many as 19 people for taking law into their own hands and resorting to violence. According to sources, Ambadala police today arrested 16 people of Peruguda village in Rayagada for thrashing […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
4 including woman thrashed on child-theft suspicion in separate incidents

Bhubaneswar: At least four persons, including a woman and a mentally-challenged man, were thrashed by locals on suspicion of child-theft in three separate incidents in Kendrapara, Balasore and Ganjam districts today. In Kendrapara, locals tied a mentally-challenged man to a tree and thrashed him on suspicion of being a child lifter at Balia village under […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha DGP clears air on child lifting gangs; requests people not to attack innocents

Bhubaneswar: Odisha DGP RP Sharma today rubbished the social media rumours about “child lifting gangs” that have triggered mob frenzy across the state. Briefing media persons, Sharma said, “There are no such gangs and no cases of child theft have been reported anywhere.” He appealed the citizens to restrain from spreading such rumours and stop […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Six men thrashed on suspicion of child theft

Rayagada: Locals in Rayagada on Monday, rounded up and thrashed six persons suspecting them to be child lifters. The accused were later handed over to the police. Sources said, the accused were roaming in the locality suspiciously following which locals caught hold of them. On questioning, the men failed to give any satisfying answer. Moreover, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Four-month-old baby stolen in presence of mother

Balasore: An unidentified woman allegedly stole a four-month-old baby boy near Anand Bazaar Square at Sahadevkhunta in Balasore district today in presence of the mother. The baby’s mother, identified as Gouri Dalei of Saragan village in Padmapur, has lodged a complaint at Chandipur police station in this regard. As per the complaint, Gouri was having […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Two mentally challenged youths beaten up suspecting child theft

Baripada: Two mentally unstable youths were beaten up ruthlessly by locals in the Laxmiposi Chhak area of the town suspecting child theft. The two youths, one of whom is a minor, are critical. Both the youths hail from Bhurudakata village and had been to Shankabhanga village on a trip with two children, as per sources. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Mob roughs up 3 persons for stealing child

Mayurbhanj: Amid a flurry of child theft reports of late, another such case triggered violent outrage in Mayurbhanj district after 3 persons who stole a child were apprehended by the locals and beaten black and blue. The incident was reported from Gangaraj village under Kuliana police limits in the district. Sources said, local residents caught […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021