Tag: Court

ORHDC scam: Tainted IAS officer Vinod Kumar gets 3-year jail term

Bhubaneswar: A Special Vigilance Court today convicted senior IAS officer and former director of Odisha Rural Housing Development Corporation (ORHDC), Vinod Kumar and sentenced him to 3 years in jail in connection with Rs 1.02 crore ORHDC scam. According to sources, Kumar along with six others have been charged of defrauding from ORHDC on the […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Berhampur Mayor K Madhavi disqualified

Berhampur: In a major jolt to the Mayor of Berhamapur Municipal Corporation, K Madhavi, a local court disqualified her as corporator of the civic body on charges of furnishing false information in her affidavit during election. The disqualification was pronounced by the Ganjam District and Sessions Court in response to a petition filed by former […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Kunduli gang rape: Contradicting forensic reports raise eyebrows

Bhubaneswar: The role of State Forensic Laboratory is under scanner with starkly contradictory findings in its ‘preliminary inter-divisional report’ on Kunduli gang rape and its final report as experts claim that there is little likelihood that two reports from the same agency could be so divergent. “It’s not called preliminary but internal report based on […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man assaulted by two women moves court over viral video

Bhubaneswar: The man who was seen in a video that went viral on social media where two girls assaulted him alleging he was ‘unfaithful’ in a love affair, today moved the SDJM court here demanding justice and action against being humiliated in public. The Nuapada resident has alleged that the girls were threatening him and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Chitgate: Waytel MD gets 5-yr jail term

Bhubaneswar: A special CBI court here on Tuesday awarded five-year imprisonment to Waytel Chit Fund Managing Director Thakur Amardip Singh, who pleaded guilty to defrauding investors of their money. Besides, Singh has also been asked to deposit Rs 100 crore with the court’s registry. On April 24, Singh, who was arrested from Nagpur, had pleaded […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Chilika boat tragedy: Boatman held after discharge from MKCG

Berhampur: Two days after the tragic boat mishap in Chilika lake, Rambha Police today arrested the boatman soon after his discharge from MKCG Medical College and Hospital here. Report said the boatman Bidesh Mallick alias Hatia along with other injured passengers of the ill-fated boat were rescued and admitted to MKCG hospital on Saturday. As […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Prime accused in ex-ward member murder held

Baripada: Two days after the brutal murder of Balai Soren, former ward member of Badaliya Ghingasahi under Khunta police station in Mayurbhanj district, police arrested the prime accused from Saraskana area in the wee hours today. The arrested has been identified as Kasinath Marandi. “I had managed tolerate the former ward member as he was […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Four looters nabbed, 13 mobile phones, 2 bikes seized

Bhubaneswar: Kharavela Nagar police today apprehended four looters and seized 13 mobile phones and two bikes from their possession. The arrested have been identified as Akshaya Behera (20), Sidhanta Nayak (19) and Guru Behera (20) of Bhattapada village under Mancheswar Police Station limits and Biswajit Nayak (23) of PHD Colony in Kedarpalli area under Capital […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Sum owner moves court seeking bail; hearing on Tuesday

Bhubaneswar: Arrested Sum Hospital owner Manoj Nayak has filed a petition in the Khurdha District and Sessions court seeking bail. The hearing will be held on Tuesday, said his advocate. The advocate also drew the attention of the court about the deteriorating health condition of Nayak. The court ordered the jail authorities to conduct the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Kandhamal firing: SIT to submit collected evidence in court today

Kandhamal: The Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Kandhamal firing incident, which claimed the lives of five innocent villagers of Gumudumaha, will submit the collected evidences from the spot before court today. According to sources, the SIT will submit 15 guns seized from SOG jawans and empty cartridges before the Baliguda Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Girl produced in court in Papu case not my daughter: Victim’s father

Bhubaneswar: The sexual harassment case against Ollywood actor Tattwa Prakash Satapthy aka Papu Pom Pom took a dramatic turn on Tuesday after the victim’s father stunned everyone with a statement on OTV that the girl produced before the court by the police was not his daughter. In a lengthy interview to OTV, the minor girl’s […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Victim's father seeks withdrawal of case against Papu

Bhubaneswar: The case of sexual abuse against actor Tatwa Prakash Satapathy aka Papu Pom Pom was turned on its head today when the teenage victim’s father filed an affidavit in the Khurda District and Sessions Judge Court seeking withdrawal of the case since the matter had been ‘amicably resolved’. “The father of the victim filed […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Asked to return crown, ‘Rajo Queen’ to drag Sarthak TV to court

Cuttack/Bhadrak: Entertainment channel Sarthak TV found itself in trouble after the winner of the ‘Rajo Queen-2016’, a reality show organised by the channel, has threatened to drag the channel to court alleging that she was being forced to return the crown on the ground that audience vote was required before the final round. The winner […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Court asks Rajashree to pay Rs 16,000 per month to Barsa Swony

Balasore: A family court here today passed the final order asking Rajashree Mohanty, son of former minister and senior BJD leader Raghunath Mohanty, to pay Rs 16,000 per month to his estranged wife Barsa Swony Choudhury as maintenance. The court, in its interim order in January this year, had asked Rajshree to pay Rs 25,000 […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Dipu, Om murder: Court denies bail to farm house owner

Cuttack: The district and sessions court here on Thursday rejected the interim bail plea of Nirmal Rout, an accused in the murder of the Dhalasamanta brothers’ henchmen Om and Dipu. Rout had appealed to the court to grant bail for his treatment outside Odisha. In the petition, he had mentioned that he needed ultra modern […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021