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Tag: Kaptipada

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Posing As Buyers, Forest Officials Seize Eight Ivories, Arrest Two Poachers

Baripada: A team of forest officials seized eight ivories weighing around 45 kg and arrested two poachers from Angarapada village under Udala forest range here in Mayurbhanj district. The team conducted raids at the village in the guise of customers and nabbed Paghuram Hansda and Ramachandra Hansda allegedly involved in several elephant poaching cases. “We […]

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Odisha: 2 Persons Killed In Separate 'Physical Assault' Incidents

Baripada/Khordha: Two persons were allegedly thrashed to death in two separate incidents in Odisha on Saturday. The first incident was reported from Asurkhal village under Kaptipada police limits in Mayurbhanj district where one Rabindra Nayak was allegedly beaten to death by his brother-in-law, KartikNayak over a dispute involving an Ox. As per reports, Rabindra had […]

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 […]

Villagers lock up government official for misbehaving with woman

Baripada: A village-level worker (VLW) was detained by locals at Badkhiladi panchayat office in Kaptipada block of Mayurbhanj district today over allegations of misbehaving with a woman. As per reports, VLW Bidyut Mahapatra had allegedly misbehaved with a woman during the distribution of some consumer products and pension in the past. Protesting the incident, locals […]

Unbridled stone blasting threatens ecology in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: Despite stringent laws to curb illegal stone quarrying, rampant blasting in stone mines near Sarisua village under Kaptipada tehsil of Mayurbhanj continue to threat human lives and disturb ecological balance by depleting green cover. Locals allege that mafia continue to plunder the mining areas by excavating tonnes of stones on a daily basis without even […]

Odisha farmers left in lurch amid paddy procurement 'irregularities'

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh/Balasore: All the promises, planning and preparations by the state government seem to be going up in smoke as allegations of irregularities and lapses have marred the paddy procurement process in the State. Paddy farmers in the State have alleged that while there has been a delay in opening of mandis, rice millers are also […]

Man killed by friends for Rs 40 in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A man was allegedly killed by his friends for not returning Rs 40 at Pathanpaka village in Bidyadhar Nagar under Kaptipada police limits of Mayurbhanj district, said police on Tuesday. According to reports, the deceased, identified as Chama Suijoi had gone to a nearby market on September 17 and had not come back home. […]

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Police personnel caught red handed while accepting bribe

Baripada: Vigilance sleuths today arrested the IIC and ASI of Kaptipada police station in Mayurbhanj district while accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a person to solve a group clash case. As per sources, a group clash had erupted on September 29 this year in which police, during its investigation, seized four bikes and […]

Suspected child thieves caught, beaten black and blue

Mayurbhanj: Two suspected child thieves were allegedly beaten black and blue by the locals here in Kuldiha village under Kaptipada police limits of the district today afternoon. According to sources, the duo handed two Rs 100 notes to two kids of the village and asked them to go to a market through the fields along […]

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Minor girl raped in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A minor girl was allegedly raped in Gendagadia village under Kaptipada block of the district. According to sources, the girl had gone to a nearby forest to graze cattle when a youth of the same village allegedly raped her and fled from the spot on Tuesday. After returning from the forest she described the […]

Woman hacked to death by nephew over suspected sorcery

Baripada: A woman was hacked to death by nephew on suspicion of practising sorcery at Thakursahi village under Kaptipada police limits last evening. When the deceased, identified as Gumi Murmu, had gone to a local market, nephew Rupal Murmu called his aunt to nearby river bank and slit her throat with a sharp weapon. Cops […]

Minor girl gang-raped by 3 youths in Udala

Udala: In one more incident that shames humanity, a minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by three youths last night at Badabisol village here under Kaptipada police limits in Mayurbhanj district. The three accused gagged her while she was asleep and forcefully took her out of home to a nearby canal where they allegedly committed the […]

Woman consumes poison, feeds same to baby over family quarrel

Udala: A trivial family quarrel ended up in a tragedy after a woman committed suicide by consuming pesticide and killed her nine-month old daughter by feeding her the same at Vegidiha village under Kaptipada police limits here in Mayurbhanj district today. Both were admitted to Kaptipada CHC where the baby died at around 10 pm […]

Locals parade officials barefoot in muddy puddles!

Baripada: The students of a college under Kaptipada block in Mayurbhanj district on Thursday paraded government officials on bare foot in muddy road, to make them realise the poor condition of roads in the area. Sources said, Kaptipada block development officer (BDO) Yudhisthir Nayak and an assistant engineer of Rural Development department faced the ire […]