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Tag: Mathili

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Odisha: BSF Jawan Critical In Landmine Explosion In Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A BSF jawan sustained critical injuries after a landmine planted by Maoists exploded in a forest at Gogapadar village under Mathili police limits in the district on Sunday. The jawan identified as Dharmendra Sahoo, who belongs to 160-BSF Battalion, was engaged in the combing operations. The explosion took place while he was returning to […]

Maoists set afire bus in Malkangiri; passengers unhurt

Malkangiri: Panic gripped Mathili area of Malkangiri district after a group of armed Maoists allegedly torched a bus near Mundaguda here late last night. As per reports, a group of 20-25 armed Maoists stopped the bus travelling from Mahupadar to Motu near Mundaguda area and asked the passengers to deboard the vehicle. Later they set […]

Ambulance driver turns saviour by donating blood to patient in distress

Malkangiri: Through a simple act of kindness, A. Krishna Rao, an ambulance driver from Mathili village of Malkangiri turned saviour for a woman patient by donating blood. Maunabati Dhangadamajhi, a local woman working as a sweeper in the Mathili hospital needed O positive blood after she had fallen sick recently. As no attendants of Maunabati […]

Maoists kill tribal man over suspicion of being police informer

Malkangiri: Maoists once again struck terror by killing a tribal resident of Mahupadar under Mathili police limits in the district on Monday night. The deceased has been identified as Muinan Kabasi. Villagers said some armed extremists barged into his house last night and dragged him out of his dwelling suspecting him to be police informer. […]

Malkangiri college sexual assault case: Lecturer arrested

Malkangiri: The sexual assault case of the girl student in Gobindpali college took a new turn today as the Mathili police today arrested lecturer Ajay Kumar Sutar, who was a witness in the case. Informing mediapersons about the development, Malkangiri DSP Manas Barik said, “Sutar has raped the girl student and attempted to falsely implicate […]

Youth held in Malkangiri college sexual assault case

Malkangiri: Police today arrested a youth in connection with the allegation of sexual harassment inside a college campus in Gobindapali under Mathili police limits of Malkangiri district. The arrested youth is being interrogated at the Mathili police station whereas two other accused are reportedly absconding. According to a complaint filed with the Maithili police of […]

Oil tanker trafficking ganja seized in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: An oil tanker trafficking ganja from Mathili in the district to Chhattisgarh was seized by the police today. Acting on a tip off police pulled over the tanker at Malkangiri bus stand and found nearly 100 sacks of ganja in it. Three persons were held in this connection. The value of the seized contraband […]

Nor'wester kills three in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: At least three children including a girl were killed as Nor’wester swept through  Gobindapali and Mathili areas of Malkangiri district on Friday. Two kids died on the spot and three others were injured after tree branches fell on them in Gobindapali area. The incident occurred when the kids, who were collecting mangoes, were   knocked […]

Maoists attack BSF camp in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Maoists attacked a Border Security Force (BSF) camp located at Kartalpali under Mathili police limits in Malkangiri district last night. According to information, the ultras fired at the BSF camp in opposition of voting at Kartalpali. The BSF Jawans retaliated. However, no casualty has been reported in the incident. Notably, Maoists have been opposing […]

Maoists kill ward member candidate in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Marking their presence in tribal dominated Malkangiri district, Maoists killed a ward member candidate of Bara village under Mathili police limits late on Thursday night. The deceased has been identified as Dasu Dharua. According to reports, 20-25 armed Maoists called Dharua out of his house and murdered him for contesting in the three-tier panchayat […]

Encephalitis kills two more; toll mounts to 94

Malkangiri: Despite several measures taken by the district administration and Odisha Health department to contain the spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE), it is showing no sign of abetment even as the death toll reached 94 with two more children succumbing to the killer fever at the district headquarters hospital today. Five-year old Babul Halua of […]

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Tribal found murdered in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Police is investigating into the death of a tribal whose body was found with his throat slit open outside his house at Katapali village under Mathili police limits in Malkangiri district this morning. Reports quoting family sources said the deceased, identified as Budura Khalamali, was sleeping on the varandah outside his house last night. […]

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117 more Maoist sympathisers surrender in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: In the continuing surrender spree in the district, 117 Maoist sympathisers, including 34 women, 14 militia members and three members of Chetna Natya Madali, the cultural wing of the Maoists, surrendered to Mathili police and joined the social mainstream on Monday. “All of them belong to Barha village under Mathili police station limits. The […]