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6 Get Life Term For Killing People On Suspicion Of Practising Witchcraft In Odisha

Keonjhar: A court here on Thursday sentenced six men to life imprisonment for killing six members of a family four years ago on the suspicion of practising witchcraft. Champua Additional District and Sessions judge Dolagobinda Barik also sentenced a woman to rigorous imprisonment for three years in the same case and acquitted two due to […]

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Ramdev seeks life term for food adulterators, fake medicines makers

Mumbai: Yoga guru and ayurveda tycoon Baba Ramdev on Wednesday called for “zero tolerance” to those found guilty of indulging in adulteration of food and manufacturing spurious medicines and demanded they be sentenced to life imprisonment. “This is one of the most heinous forms of crime against the people. Those indulging in it must be […]

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Odisha remits life sentences of 33 prisoners

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to release 33 prisoners serving life terms in various jails in the State following approval of the the State Sentence Review Board. The remission of the sentences has been done based on the behaviour and conduct of the convicts during their stay in the jail. The released prisoners include […]

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Father among 2 get lifer for burning son, four others to death

Rourkela: The Rourkela Additional Sessions Judge today awarded life sentence to two persons after they were convicted in the gruesome murder of five youths including son of one of the convicts. The convicts have been identified as Akshaya Kumar Swain (75) and his accomplice Phuljam Soren. The spine-chilling incident took place on December 28, 2010, […]

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3 get lifer for gang rape, murder over witchcraft suspicion

Keonjhar: As the first conviction following the enactment of Odisha Prevention of Witch-hunting Act, 3 persons were been awarded life sentence for a double murder and gang rape over witchcraft suspension in Kolhahundula under Joda police limits in Keonjhar. The verdict was pronounced by the Keonjhar District and Sessions court. Two other were acquitted by […]