Tag: Crime In Odisha

Unsafe Bhubaneswar: No headway for Police in series loot

Bhubaneswar: Even though two days have passed since a series of loots rocked the Capital City, Commissionerate Police, despite intensifying blocking and checking at key points of Bhubaneswar, is yet to make headway in the case. In order to nab the criminals, police have adopted newer measures including a ‘fingerprint scanning system’ at check points […]

Odisha Witnessed 7 Rapes A Day In 2018: Home Dept White Paper

Bhubaneswar: Odisha recorded seven rapes a day, a shocking increase in the number of cases in 2018 compared to previous year, as per the White Paper tabled by State Government’s Home Department in the Odisha Assembly on Saturday. While the total number of rape cases in 2017 was 2,221, it increased to 2,502 in 2018. […]

Elderly 'Unsafe' In Smart City Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: There are always two sides of a coin. If on one face the Capital City is claimed as the smartest of the smart cities in the State, it also has an ugly side- the attacks, loots, murders, theft taking place every now and then. Bhubaneswar has witnessed numerous attacks on senior residents in recent […]

Youth found hanging in Gurudwara in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Mystery shrouds the death of a youth who was found hanging from the ceiling of a room inside a Gurudwara at Kharabela Nagar in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. As per reports, the deceased youth, Subash Nayak of Champagarh area in Nayagarh district, had been working in the Gurudwara for the past one year. A security […]

'Police inefficiency' lands Odisha family in hospital

Nayagarh: It may sound harsh and seem as a sweeping statement, but unfortunately, a family of Kotagarh village in Nayagarh district of Odisha is allegedly paying the price of police inefficiency. On May 18, a robbery took place in one of the houses at Kotagarh village following which a complaint was lodged by the villagers […]

Man beats mother to death in Mayurbhanj, arrested

Mayurbhanj: Police today arrested a man for allegedly killing his mother at Dhalpur village under Jamda Police limits in Mayurbhanj district. The woman, Kunti Alada, was reportedly beaten to death with an wooden stick allegedly by her son Jerei following an argument over family issue, police said.Though the incident took place on Monday, the matter […]

Woman stones husband to death in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A regular family feud turned fatal in Mahulapankha village under Kaptipada police limits of the district after a man was stoned to death by his wife in their house on Tuesday. As per sources, deceased Tuna Besra had a heated argument with his wife Champa last evening. The quarrel soon took an ugly turn […]

Youth roughed up for firing to extort money

Jagatsinghpur: A youth was hospitalised after being thrashed by locals for allegedly firing at another youth for extortion near Kania village under Balikuda police limits in the district late Wednesday night. However, no one was injured in the firing. As per reports, Sagar Mallick and Rakesh Das of Olabhar village along with two of their […]

Man arrested for beating wife to death in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Police on Friday arrested a man for allegedly beating his wife to death in his house at Chaturisahi village under Kaptipada police limits of Mayurbhanj district. As per reports, the incident happened on Thursday after a feud ensued between Hadia Khilar and his wife Suni. Police said Hadia attacked her with an wooden plank […]

Dreaded criminal injured during encounter with police in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A notorious criminal suffered bullet injuries on his leg during an encounter with police near Tikhiri-Boudha office road under Marshaghai police limits in Kendrapara district early Monday morning. The criminal identified as Debiprasad Das alia Litu was initially admitted to Kendrapara District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) and later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital […]

Anganwadi helper's minor daughter 'raped, hanged' in Odisha

Khurda: An anganwadi helper’s minor daughter was allegedly raped, murdered and hanged by a youth inside her house under Jatani Police limits of Khurda district on Monday. The anganwadi helper alleged that her daughter, a Class IX student was first raped and then murdered by one Gajananda Behera of Sardhapur village of the district. Behera […]

SHOCKING! Woman murders roommate in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A woman killed her roommate by slitting her throat following a quarrel in their house in Lane-5 of Gouri Nagar in Bhubaneswar early morning today. The deceased has been identified as Alakananda Das. The incident has sent shockwaves in the capital city as during an interrogation by Lingaraj police, the accused Anisha Mitra confessed […]

Chain snatchers throw open challenge to cops in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Anti-social activities like chain snatching have become a huge menace for the residents of the Capital city with a spurt in the number of such incidents recently posing a daunting challenge for the Commissionerate Police. On Tuesday, a teacher Smita Mishra of Patrapada area sustained critical injuries on her face and hands after she […]

ATM vandalised in Khurda, no confirmation of robbery

Khurda: A State Bank of India (SBI) ATM was vandalised by some unidentified miscreants at Baghamari bazaar chhak in Khurda district on Tuesday late night. According to reports, locals passing by the ATM spotted the broken kiosk cabin and damaged machine. Subsequently, they informed the police. Later, officials of Town Police station rushed to the […]

Man kills younger brother over family dispute in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A man died on spot after being hit on his head with a wooden lathi by his elder brother following an argument at Linehating near Station Road under Barbil police limits here late on Sunday night. The accused Bipin Thapa who confessed to the crime, has been arrested by the police. According to reports, […]