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Tag: Jharpada Jail

Covid Positive Prisoner From Jharpada Jail Dies
Recovery Of Mobile Phones, Contraband: Prisons DG Pays Surprise Visit To Jharpada Jail

The Chief Warder of Jharpada special jail was suspended following the seizure of cannabis, mobile phones and other incriminating articles from prison cells on Saturday.

Pradeep Panigrahi
MLA Pradeep Panigrahi, IFS Abhay Kant Pathak Test COVID Positive In Jharapada Jail

Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi and Retired IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak, both lodged at Jharpada jail in Bhubaneswar, test positive for COVID19 on Friday. The duo has been isolated and initial treatment has begun, informed sources.

Covid Norms Thrown To Wind At Jharpada Jail As Inmates Engage In Merrymaking; Videos Go Viral
Covid Norms Thrown To Wind At Jharpada Jail As Inmates Engage In Merrymaking; Videos Go Viral

The violation of Covid guidelines by the prisoners came to light after some video clips showing their group dance and song programme went viral on social media platforms, exposing the callousness of the jail authorities to the present danger.

Pradeep Panigrahi Sent To 14-Day Judicial Custody After Court Rejects Bail Plea

Bhubaneswar: Gopalpur MLA and expelled BJD leader Pradeep Panigrahi was sent to a 14-day Judicial Custody on Thursday after his bail plea was rejected by the Bhubaneswar SDJM court. He will be lodged at Jharpada jail. The Crime Branch had produced him before the court this evening. As per reports, the counsel appearing for the […]

Youth Critical A Day After Lodged In Jharpada Jail; Admitted To Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Within a day after a youth was arrested and subsequently lodged in Jharpara Jail in Bhubaneswar, he was hospitalised after his health condition deteriorated on Thursday. According to reports, the youth was arrested along with his father and brother by the Khandagiri Police yesterday. They were produced in a court and later sent to […]

AT Group Chief Pradeep Sethi Attempts Suicide In Jharpada Jail Again

Bhubaneswar: Pradeep Sethi, the prime accused in the multi-crore Artha Tatwa chit fund scam, attempted to commit suicide again in Jharpada jail in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. Sethi, who has been lodged in the high-security prison since May, 2013 following his arrest, tried to strangulate himself with an electric wire of an inverter inside a toilet […]

Suspended IAS Bijay Ketan Sent To Judicial Custody

Bhubaneswar: Suspended IAS officer Bijay Ketan Upadhyay was sent to Jharpada jail after the end of his Vigilance remand today. As per reports, Upadhyay, who was caught by the state vigilance department on charges of taking bribe of Rs 1 Lakh for passing a bill, was taken on remand on December 31, 2019 after rejection […]

Cops plan to wipe out network of D-brothers

Bhubaneswar: As part of its strategy to prevent arrested D-brothers to operate their crime syndicate from behind bars, the Commissionerate police is contemplating to shift Sushant Dhala Samanta from Jharpada jail to some other prison in the State. As per reports, senior officials on Tuesday sought Cuttack JMFC court’s permission to shift Sushant to a […]

BJYM general secretary held for attack on Pandian's residence

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police on Wednesday arrested Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) general secretary, Rakesh Jena in connection with the recent attack on residence of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s private secretary VK Pandian, taking the number of arrest to six in the case. A resident of Jharpada area in Bhubaneswar, Jena will be produced before […]

Attack on Pandian's residence: BJP workers booked for attempt to murder

Bhubaneswar: The four BJP activists, who were arrested in connection with the attack on the government residence of CM’s private secretary VK Pandian today, were booked under 10 sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) including section 307 (attempt to murder). The arrested workers -Jugal Jyoti Swain, Rasmiranjan Muduli, Bibhuti Bhushan Prusty and Biswabhushan Badjena- […]

SFIO grills AT scam accused at Jharpada jail for 3rd day today

Bhubaneswar: To elicit more information on the financial scams committed by Artha Tatwa Group (AT), the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) officials started grilling the accused for the third day on Wednesday at the Jharpada circle jail in Bhubaneswar. A five-member team of SFIO had yesterday interrogated AT Group chief Pradeep Sethy, Manoj Patnaik, Jyotiprakash […]

Court likely to pronounce order on Manoj Nayak’s bail plea

Bhubaneswar: The Khurda ADJ-2 court is likely to pronounce its verdict on a bail application filed by SUM Hospital owner Manoj Nayak today, who is currently lodged at the Jharpada jail here in connection with the SUM Hospital Fire Mishap case. The court yesterday reserved its order on Nayak’s bail application after hearing arguments from […]

Hearing on SUM Hospital owner’s bail plea today

Bhubaneswar: The hearing on the bail petition of SUM hospital owner Manoj Nayak, who is currently lodged at the Jharpada jail, will be heard today. The Khordha SDJM court will hear the bail plea today. On Monday, the Commissionerate police interrogated vice-chancellor of the SOA University Amit Banerjee for around two hours. Besides, the cops […]

Photos with fraudsters: Police commissioner says 5 cops under scanner

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: Police Commissioner Yogesh Bahadur Khurania today said five police Inspectors will be brought under the purview of investigation following circulation of their photos with two fraudsters who are presently lodged in Jharpada jail in Bhubaneswar. Talking to media persons here, Khurania said, “At this stage it would be premature to say anything on the […]

Suicide bid: Two cases filed against AT chief

Bhubaneswar: Laxmisagar police on Tuesday filed two cases against Artha Tatwa (AT) chief Pradeep Sethy for attempting to commit suicide inside his cell in Jharpada jail on Saturday night. The police action followed after the jail authorities lodged an FIR with the police in this regard on Monday. Police sources said the cases have been […]

Suicide bid: Jail authorities file case against AT chief

Authorities of the Jharpada Circle jail in Bhubaneswar have lodged an FIR at the Laxmisagar police station against Artha Tatwa (AT) chief Pradip Sethy for attempting to commit suicide, said Arun Kumar Ray, IG (Jail), today

Pradip Sethi’s suicide bid: Cops waiting for report from jail to act

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar deputy commissioner of police (DCP) Satyabrata Bhoi today said the Commissionerate Police will consider taking steps against Artha Tatwa (AT) chief Pradip Sethi for his attempt to commit suicide in Jharpada jail here late last night after getting a formal report from the jail authorities. Bhoi told newsmen, “We have only received the […]

AT group chief attempts suicide in Jharpada jail

Bhubaneswar: Artha Tatwa (AT) group chief Pradip Sethi, who is presently lodged in Jharpada circle jail, reportedly attempted suicide by slashing his wrist late on Saturday night. Reacting to the development, Jharpada jail superintendent said, “Nothing major has happened to Pradip. He is safe. His suicide bid was just to threaten the jail authorities.” “He […]

Papu case: FIR seeks probe into parents' role

Bhubaneswar: With both the father and mother of the alleged victim of sexual abuse at the hands of actor turned politician Tattwa Prakash Satpathy aka Papu Pom Pom having come out in the open seeking to bury the case against him, Friends Foundation Trust on Thursday filed a fresh complaint with the Mahila Police to […]

CBI to grill Seashore chief, brother again today

Bhubaneswar: As part of its probe into the multi-crore chit fund scam in the state, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will interrogate Seashore Group CMD Prashant Kumar Dash and his brother Prabhat Dash in Jharpada jail here for the second consecutive day on Sunday. The Central investigation agency had grilled the duo at the […]

CBI interrogates Seashore chief, brother in Jharpada jail

Bhubaneswar: Officials of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday interrogated Seashore Group CMD Prashant Kumar Dash and his brother Prabhat Dash in Jharpada jail, in connection with the Group’s multi crore chit fund scam. Jail authorities said the investigating agency will also interrogate Subhankar Nayak, an alleged conduit between the Ponzi firm and political […]

Sushant Dhalasamant alleges mental torture in jail

Cuttack: Notorious gangster Sushant Dhalsamant, who has been lodged in Jharpada jail in Bhubaneswar, today alleged that jail authorities have inflicted mental torture on him by confining him in a closed room. “He has alleged before the judge that he has been confined in a room following the order of commissionerate police. The court asked […]

Azad sit-in at Jharpara Jail
Maoists' protest: ADG visits Jharapada jail to hold talks

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) asked the Additional Director General (ADG), Police to take immediate steps to restrain 12 Maoists from fasting inside Jharpada Circle Jail in Bhubaneswar and Bhanjanagar Sub Jail, ADG Arun Ray on Sunday visited Jharapada jail to hold discussions with the Maoists on a hunger strike. […]