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Husband, In-laws Among 4 Arrested For Murder Of Woman, her 2 Children In Odisha

Deogarh: Police arrested four persons including three members of a family on charges of killing a woman and her two children in Balinali Forest reserve under Barkote Police limits in Deogarh district. As per reports, the prime accused Bikram Kumar Pradhan used a sharp weapon to slit the throat of his wife, his 4-year-old son […]

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Fake currency notes worth Rs 2.30 lakh seized in Odisha

Rayagada: Police have seized fake currency notes worth Rs 2.30 lakh from Tikiri area of Rayagada district and arrested one person in connection with the case. According to reports, all the currency notes are of Rs 2000 denomination. After getting a tip-off, police raided the residence of the accused Jogendra Nayak in Tikiri area and […]

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Miscreants Loot Cigarette-Laden Truck At Gunpoint In Odisha

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted a cigarette-laden truck at gunpoint near Ugratara chhak under Tangi Police limits in Khurda district late last night. As per reports, the truck was en-route to Kolkata from Hyderabad when a group of armed miscreants waylaid the vehicle and brandished gun at the driver. They later tied the hands and […]

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Three Injured In Attack By Miscreant In Odisha

Ganjam: Three persons, including two women, of a family were critically injured after an unidentified miscreant barged into their house and attacked them with sharp weapon at Inginathi village under Belaguntha Police outpost in Ganjam district yesterday. The injured, identified as Debaraj Sahoo, his daughter-in-law and granddaughter, have been admitted to the Sub-Divisional Hospital in […]

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Complainant turns out to be mastermind in 'loot' case in Odisha

Cuttack: Police cracked an alleged robbery case involving Rs 18 lakh in Khuntuni area of Cuttack and claimed that the complainant himself was the mastermind behind the incident. A team of investigating cops arrested the accused, Santosh Kumar Raj, marketing manager of Vimal Pan Masala company and recovered the money from his house. According to […]

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Lady PEO Death: BJP Gheraoes Police Stations Demanding CBI Probe

Jajpur: Demanding CBI investigation into the death of lady Panchayat Extension Officer (PEO) Smitarani Biswal and registration of criminal cases against Superintendent of Police Charan Singh Meena, BJP workers today gheraoed different police stations of the district. The protesting BJP workers lodged complaints against the Jajpur SP in different police stations alleging that the SP […]

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350 Crimes Committed Against Children Each Day In Country In 2017: CRY

New Delhi: As many as 350 crimes were committed every day against children in 2017 in the country with Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh emerging as the top two states, child rights body Child Rights and You (CRY) said. The CRY said the recently published National Crime Records Bureau data revealed a 20 per cent […]

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Column: London’s Dark Underbelly

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Crime is on the rise in this city. While a drug cartel seems to be active knife crime has escalated. According to reports in a section of the media here this kind of crime has risen to a record high with more than 15,000 offences in a year being for the […]

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Suicide or Murder? Odisha Youth 'Set On' Fire Inside School

Jagatsinghpur: A youth lost his life after suffering severe burn injuries inside a school in Daagaon village under Balikuda Police limits of Jagatsinghpur on Saturday. However, the reason behind the death of the youth is still shrouded in mystery. As per reports, some local residents of the village heard screams from the school last night […]

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Odisha Migrant Labourer's Fingers, Toes Chopped Off By Agent In Maharashtra

Nuapada: In a barbaric incident, two agents allegedly chopped off fingers and toes of a migrant labourer from Odisha in Maharashtra’s Nagpur recently. The incident came to the fore after the family members of the worker filed a complaint in this regard with the Komna Police station following the victim’s return. One Chamaru Paharia of […]

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Odisha Woman 'Given Triple Talaq' on Eid

Balasore: Despite passage of the Triple Talaq bill in the Parliament, several such cases continue to surface from different parts of Odisha. In one such case, a man allegedly divorced his wife by pronouncing talaq thrice in Pathan Mohalla area of Soro in Balasore district. The victim has alleged that since her marriage three years […]

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Punjab: Man Kills 5 Family Members, Commits Suicide

Moga (Punjab): A 27-year-old man allegedly killed five members of his family before committing suicide here, police said on Saturday. The shocking incident took place on Friday night at village Nathuwal under Baghapurana Police Station here, they said. Sandeep Singh allegedly shot dead his grandmother, father, mother, sister and her three-year-old daughter with a revolver. […]

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Jayashree Murder Case: SDJM Court Grants Permission For DNA Test Of Skull

Sambalpur: In a major development, the SDJM court here has given permission to Sambalpur police to conduct a DNA test of the recovered skull suspected to be of Jayashree Mishra, who was murdered eight years back. The Sambalpur police had sought permission of the SDJM court to conduct the DNA test. As per reports, the […]

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Bomb hurled at shop in broad daylight in Cuttack

Cuttack: There seems to be a noticeable spurt in crime in silver city Cuttack. After three brutal murders within a span of 24 hours, a bombing incident was reported near Puja Mandap in Khan Nagar area of the city today. As per reports, two miscreants on a bike hurled a crude bomb at a sweets […]

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School students found gambling in Nayagarh; cops assure action

Nayagarh: It seems that school students are now the latest targets of the gambling racketeers in Nayagarh. Such concerns are now being raised after some school students engaged in gambling were caught on camera in Dolamandap area near Badadanda. The gambling den is operating from a place which is nearly 300 meters away from Ranpur […]

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Miscreants attempt to gang rape woman, beat up husband & sons

Kendrapara: A group of three miscreants allegedly attempted to rape a woman after physically assaulting her husband and two sons late yesterday night in Poipata village under Pattamundai police limits of Odisha’s Kendrapara district. As per reports, the miscreants knocked at the door of the victim’s house on Friday night. When no one opened the […]

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Man impersonates Bank Manager, loots Rs 50,000 from beneficiary's account

Subarnapur: Cash worth Rs 50,000 was looted from the account of a beneficiary at Mendamal village under Birmaharajpur Police limits in Subarnapur district recently. As per reports, one Gavind Khyati of Mendamal village had allegedly received a phone call from an unknown person on June 15. During the conversation, the offender introduced himself as the […]

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Man attacks sister-in-law over land dispute in Cuttack

Cuttack: A woman sustained critical injuries after being allegedly attacked by her brother-in-law over a land dispute at Pahanga village in Niali area of Cuttack district on Wednesday night. According to sources, one Ganeswar Barik had a long standing land dispute with his younger brother Jogesh Barik. The ongoing dispute between them took an ugly […]

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Fake Maoists arrested from Koraput borders

Koraput: Three persons were arrested by Salur police from Vijaynagar in the bordering area of Koraput and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, on charges of extorting money from people by posing as Maoists. According to police sources, one bike, one mobile phone and around Rs 1.5 lakhs were seized from their possession. However, police is yet […]

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Headless body of man found in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: A headless body of a man was recovered from Tileimala village under Ainthapali police limits of the district today morning. According to sources, one Satyanarayan Munda of the village was reportedly sleeping outside his house last night but his body with its head missing was found from the spot today morning. Even though the […]

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Criminal Tapan Nayak succumbs to stab injuries

Cuttack: A criminal Tapan Nayak, who was critically injured after being allegedly stabbed with a knife by another criminal at Matia Mangala Sahi here on Sunday, today succumbed to the injuries at SCB Medical College and Hospital. Family members of Tapan alleged that he has been murdered by a criminal named Happy Mohanty over a […]

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Jilted student pours petrol on minor girl; sets her on fire in hostel bathroom

Koraput: In a shocking incident, a boy set his girl classmate on fire after she turned down his love proposal. After the incident, which happened on Friday, the victim was rushed to a nearby hospital with severe burn injuries and has subsequently been transferred to MKCG hospital, while the accused boy is absconding. Both the […]

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Minor boy thrashed by public over 'theft' charges in Soro

Balasore: In a bizarre incident, a minor boy was detained and beaten black and blue by locals of Soro on suspicion of being a thief. The incident reportedly took place near Uttareswar market on Monday. A few days back, the villagers of Singakhunta had lodged a complaint with police regarding theft of money and cycle […]

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Television actor Karan Oberoi held on charges of rape, blackmail

Mumbai: Television actor and singer Karan Oberoi was arrested by Mumbai Police for the alleged rape and blackmail of a woman in 2017, official sources said here. A complaint was lodged with the Oshiwara Police late on Sunday and charges under the Indian Penal Code Sections 376 (rape) and 384 (extortion) were slapped against him. […]

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Man arrested for stealing two-wheelers through OLX in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Selling a two-wheeler on platforms like OLX is considered a hassle-free, transparent and safe process, but it may not be the same anymore as miscreants are using such platforms to commit thefts. Recently, police arrested a man identified as S Amit Patra, a resident of Ganjam, for stealing two-wheelers from sellers after meeting them […]