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Tag: Kujang

Two criminals nabbed in separate police encounters

Berhampur: In a major crackdown on criminals in the State, two wanted law breakers were arrested today following separate police encounters in two places–Aska of Ganjam district and Kujang of Jagatsinghpur. Three policemen were also injured in the encounters. In Aska, an encounter took place near Charimile square on Aska-Balipadar Road at around 5 AM […]

Police begins probe into burial incident of minor boy alive for Rs 500

Paradip: Police on Saturday began investigation into the incident in which a Class VII student of Zillanasi village  was allegedly buried alive till his neck on Wednesday. The boy was however let off by the accused after he paid Rs 500. As per reports, the minor boy was allegedly buried alive up to neck in […]

Farmers' outfit opposes BJD's Jana Sampark Padyatra

Kujang: Members of the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) opposed the BJD’s Jana Sampark Padyatra at Ghodamara in Kujang of Jagatsinghpur district on Sunday. While BJD leaders including MLA Debasish Samantaray, MP Kulamani Samal and another party legislator Prashant Muduli were on their way to attend the padyatra programme at Fatepur in Kujang, some members […]

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Mahima Mishra surrenders before court after SC rejects bail

Jagatsinghpur: Business tycoon Mahimananda Mishra today surrendered before the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) court in Kujang in connection with Mahendra Swain murder case. Mishra surrendered before the Court after the Supreme Court yesterday rejected the bail granted to him by the Orissa High Court. The Apex Court had also ordered to take him into […]

Drunk youth leaders of ruling-BJD misbehave with cops

Jagatsinghpur: Two youth leaders of ruling-BJD allegedly misbehaved with police and threatened them inside a policestation at  Kujang in Jagatsinghpur district. The accused have been identified as BJD Yuva Janata Dal’s Kujang block vice president Rajendra Sahu and Prabhat Patra, another frontline youth leader of the party. Both were caught by the police for driving […]

Pregnant woman found dead; foul play suspected

Jagatsinghpur: Police today detained five persons in connection with the alleged murder of a woman whose body was recovered from Dhalatangagada forest range under Raghunathpur police limits of Jagatsinghpur district. The woman has been identified as Siku Sutar, daughter of Ajay Sutar, from Anolipatana village under Kujang police station here. Soon after the body was […]

Undertrial prisoner attempts suicide in Kujang

An undertrial prisoner allegedly attempted suicide by slitting his throat in Samagola Sub-Jail near Kujang on Tuesday. The prisoner, identified as Gopinath Swain, was lodged in the Sub-Jail four days ago for allegedly burning a girl alive.

Congress split down the middle over Bapi Sarkhel

Paradip: The arrest of Congress leader Bapi Sarkehl in connection with the murder of Seaways Shipping Company GM Mahendra Swain has created ripple in the political circle with top party leaders giving mixed statements. After the arrest of Sarkhel, who had contested 2014 poll unsuccessfully from Paradip Assembly constituency on Congress ticket, hundreds of supporters […]

Supporters protest Bapi Sarkhel’s arrest

Paradip: Protesting the arrest of Congress leader Bapi Sarkhel, some of his supporters took to the streets at Kujang in Jagatsinghpur district today. Supporters of staged road blockade at Kunjang road by burning tyres. Later, they called off their stir after police intervention. Members of the Congress SC Cell also staged road blockade on the […]