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Tag: Child Welfare Committee

82 Odisha children rescued from other states

Bhubaneswar: As many as 82 children from Odisha, including 21 girls, have been rescued from other states under the ‘Operation Paree-III’ initiative, an official said here on Wednesday. Under ‘Operation Paree-III’, a total of eight teams comprising officers of Odisha Police and officials of the Women and Child Development (WCD) Department had gone to various […]

Shocking! Minor Boy Subjected To Torture By Grandmom; Video Goes Viral

Balasore: Blowing apart the popular belief that ‘family’ is the ideal place for child’s development in his early days, a woman was caught on camera brutally thrashing her own 7-year-old grandson in Odisha. After being informed, the CWC officials rescued the minor boy and also took his grandmother into custody. The shocking incident has been reported […]

4 Child Labourers Rescued In Ganjam

Berhampur: Four child labourers were rescued from a hotel in Ganjam district on Sunday, police said. The children hailed from Bihar and efforts were on to send them back to their families in Sitamarhi district, they said. Acting on a tip-off, a raid was carried out at the hotel and the children, in the age […]

26 child labourers from Odisha, MP & Jharkhand rescued from Parle-G plant in Chhattisgarh

Raipur/Bhubaneswar: Twenty-six child labourers were rescued from the plant of popular biscuit brand Parle-G here, police said Saturday. A government task force on child labour had received a tip-off that minors were employed at Parle-G factory in Amasivni area, said Vidhansabha Police Station House Officer (SHO) Ashwani Rathore. The task force raided the factory Friday […]

Minor girl set to get married in Keonjhar, rescued by CWC

Keonjhar: Officials of the Childline and Child Welfare Committee Monday foiled a bid to marry off a minor girl in Tangara village of Keonjhar district. According to sources, the minor girl of Chhatrakana village was allegedly being married off to a person from Tangara village at a temple, when the officials of Childline Anandapur unit […]

2 infants found dead, another rescued in critical condition in Odisha

Khurda/Angul: Two infants were found dead while another was rescued in critical condition from two different places in the State on Tuesday. As per reports, Police recovered the bodies of two newborn boys from the backside of a hotel at Pitapalli on NH-16 in Khurda district Tuesday evening. Though the exact reason behind the death […]

22 children rescued while being trafficked to outside State

Malkangiri: As many as 22 minors including girls were rescued by the Childline officials while allegedly being trafficked to outside the State in Malkangiri district on Thursday. All the children belonged to Kurumapali village under Mathili block in the district, reports said. Acting on a tip off, officials of the Malkangiri Childline intercepted three vehicles […]

Teacher misbehaves with Divyang girl in school; CWC begins probe

Bolangir: A divyang girl student was allegedly misbehaved with by her teacher during school hours at Chhatamakhana village under Puintala block of Bolangir district today. As per reports, the girl student studying in Class VIII alleged that her Science teacher behaved inappropriately with her during the class. After a complaint in this regard was made […]

Abandoned twin baby girls handed over to orphanage in Koraput

Koraput: Twin baby girls, whose mother died after giving birth, were handed over to the Koraput Missionaries of Charity, an orphanage, by the District Child Protection Unit (DPCU) today after no one came forward claiming custody of the newborns. According to sources, on November 23, the twin girls were delivered by a woman on the […]

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Minor girl alleges stepmother plotted her rape

Rayagada: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man after the former’s stepmother left her at the house of the accused in Chandili in Rayagada district. The matter came to light after relatives of the minor girl lodged a complaint at the Chandili police station on Thursday. As per reports, the minor girl alleged […]

Abandoned newborn boy rescued near pond in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A newborn baby boy was rescued near a pond in a farmland at Ria village under Parjang police limits of Dhenkanal district early morning today. The infant has been rushed to the Parjang hospital, where he is undergoing treatment now. According to reports, a villager identified as Duryodhan Samal had gone near the pond […]

Minor girl torture: CWC lodges complaint, accused arrested

Cuttack: A day after the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) lodged a complaint over torture of a four-year-old girl, Police today arrested the accused from CDA area in the city today. “Following the complaint of Child Line, we registered a case under Section 323 of IPC and 75 of Juvenile Justice Act at CDA sector Phase […]

4-yr-old girl rescued after torture video goes viral

Cuttack: Members of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) rescued a 4-year-old girl child from her paternal-aunt’s house at CDA Sector 11 in Cuttack today after a video of the minor being brutally beaten went viral. The video, being shot by an unidentified person, showed the minor was being beaten with a broom by her aunt […]

5 child labourers rescued in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Police and Child Welfare Committee (CWC) officials today conducted raids at Magurgadia, Dhobadiha, Baniapat and College Road areas of the Keonjhar district and rescued five child labourers. Out of the five rescued children, two children were engaged as domestic help in houses of government officials. A joint squad consisting officials from the Labour Department, […]

One-year-old sold by parents rescued by Childline officials

Bhadrak: A one-year-old boy sold by his parents for Rs 45,000 was rescued by Bhadrak Town Police and Childline officials on Tuesday and handed over to Child Welfare Committee (CWC), Bhadrak. As per reports, a family in Kuansh village under Bhadrak Town police limits had sold their son to a driver of the same village […]

Cops arrest couple, leave behind grandchildren alone at home

Kendrapara: In an inhuman act, the Marsaghai police today arrested an elderly couple while leaving behind their two granddaughters at home alone. Later after receiving information, the district child welfare committee (CWC) rescued the two girl children and took them into their custody. After the death of the mother, Sumitra Parida on August 19, the […]

KISS defies government guidelines: CWC

Bhubaneswar: The Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) school, a residential institute for tribal students, is under the lens of district administration for not following necessary guidelines to function such a school in the State. The discrepancies came to light after a spot visit by Child Welfare Committee (CWC) of Khurda. Earlier in June, the […]

Baripada child rescue
Newborn girl rescued from forest in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A newborn girl was rescued by a woman from the Krushnachandrapur forest. According to sources, the woman was collecting firewood from the forest yesterday while she discovered by baby. Today the woman handed over the baby to the district child protection officer. “We spotted the baby after hearing her cries. Then we rescued her,” […]

12 kids flee Ruchika shelter home by breaking open bathroom skylight

Bhubaneswar: Twelve children of Ruchika open shelter in Bhubaneswar have fled the shelter home after breaking open the bathroom skylight late night on May 1. A complaint regarding this was lodged by the Ruchika shelter home authorities at the Lingaraj police station on Wednesday. Though a total of 12 kids had fled the home on May […]

Missing child
10-year-old boy missing for 3 days returns home

Jajpur/Kendrapara: A 10-year-old boy, who was missing since last three days from Biraja Nagar in Jajpur Road, returned home today much to the joy and relief of his parents and family members. As per sources, the child was under the custody of Kendrapara Sadar police after being found by a person, two days back. The […]

14-year-old bride
Bride at 14 years! Class VII girl saved from being married off

Baripada: An attempt to marry a minor girl studying in class VII went kaput when the authorities of the district child protection unit raided the marriage and took the girl into custody. The incident occurred in Sunamunhi Sahi on the outskirts of Baripada town, when the minor girl was being taken to the Shiva Temple […]

Asha Kiran Bangladeshi minor assault
Minor girl alleges rape at Asha Kiran shelter home

Bhubaneswar/Jatni: After the torture story of a Bangladeshi minor boy at Asha Kiran, a new shocking case has come to fore where a minor girl has brought rape allegations against the shelter home. An minor girl inmate of the shelter home girl alleged that she was raped and her foetus was aborted. Khurda police has […]

Asha Kiran
Bangladeshi minor boy alleges harassment at NGO in Khurda

Khurda/Puri: A Bangladeshi minor has brought harassment allegations against authorities of ‘Asha Kiran’, a NGO situated at Jatni in Khurda district. The minor boy gave such a statement, after being rescued in Puri, before the Puri Child Welfare Committee (CWC). However, authorities of ‘Asha Kiran’ have denied the allegation. The minor boy, a resident of […]

CWC launches probe into child sale incident in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: The Child Welfare Committee of Kendrapara district has initiated a probe to find out if a destitute woman had sold her newborn son to another woman for Rs 2,000. The mother of the infant had said she had handed over her one-day-old son yesterday to another woman, who was her neighbour, on the assurance […]

CWC demands statements of Budhia, mother recorded under Sec 161, 164

A day after Twin City Police Commissioner confirmed boy wonder Budhia Singh and his mother Sukanti Singh are in Kodaikanal of Tamil Nadu on a vacation, the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) of Khurda district today demanded the statements of the mother-son duo be recorded under Sec 161 and 164 of CrPC after their return to Bhubaneswar

CWC asks for report from producer of "Budhia Singh: Born to Run"

Intensifying its search for missing boy wonder Budhia Singh, the Child Welfare Committee (CWC), Khurda district today served a notice to movie producer Subhamitra Sen regarding the matter and asked him to reply within three days