Tag: Mayurbhanj

No land for dead to rest in peace!

Baripada: Such has been harsh reality of illegal encroachments that even the dead are now finding hard to find space to rest in peace. In one such bizarre incident, a dead body had to wait for several hours before villagers performed the last rites at Urmal village under Udala police limits in Mayurbhanj on Wednesday. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Miscreants tie up SDO, loot Rs 2.5 lakh from Nesco office

Baripada: Armed miscreants have looted Rs 2.5 lakh and a laptop from Nesco office at Khunta Bazar area in Udala late Friday night. According to reports, five miscreants barged into the office and after tying up the sub-divisional officer (SDO), Prasanna Kumar, looted cash and other valuables. Also Read: Miscreants loot Rs 2.4 lakh from […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Miscreants on spree in Mayurbhanj, target jewellery shop

Baripada: Taking advantage of poor security measures and patrolling by police, miscreants looted gold and silver ornaments from a jewellery shop in Badasahi town in Mayurbhanj district in the wee hours on Monday. Armed miscreants committed the crime after holding hostage the family members of a fire officer staying on the second floor of the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Miscreants loot jewellery shop after attacking home guards

Baripada: Miscreants looted gold and silver ornaments by breaking the wall of a jewellery shop at Betnoti near here in Mayurbhanj district last night. They tied up two home guards on duty at an ATM counter in front of the jewellery shop and attacked them before looting the gold items. Passersby traced the home guards […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Headmaster tied to pole, beaten up for misbehaving with girl student

Baripada: Tension prevailed in Bangriposi block of Mayurbhanj district today when some locals thrashed the Headmaster of a project school in the block accusing him of misbehaving with a girl student of the school. As per the complaint, Tapas Giri, Headmaster of the Andola Project School, has been misbehaving with the girl for the last […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Engineer on duty tied to pole, thrashed by villagers

Mayurbhanj: An engineer of Betanati block under Baisinga police limits in Mayurbhanj district faced the wrath of people when he went to Jugal village to review progress of various department works. He was beaten mercilessly after being tied to a pole. Engineer Ramesh Narayan Kar had gone to Jugal village to review the progress of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Mayurbhanj BJP leader held in land fraud case

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police on Sunday arrested BJP’s Mayurbhanj district president Krushna Chandra Mohapatra for allegedly defrauding a realtor of more than Rs 1 crore. Acting as per court’s directive, police nabbed Mohapatra from CDA area in Cuttack. Earlier, Mohapatra was suspended from the saffron party two days back. The Infocity Police had registered a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Newborn boy found wrapped in bag in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: A newborn boy was found wrapped in a bag at Badadeuli under Suliapada Police Station in Mayurbhanj district on Monday. Eyewitnesses said a man covered the infant in a bag and tied it to a roadside tree before fleeing the spot. Later, locals traced the baby from inside the bag after hearing his scream. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Tied to tree, 5 Women beaten up by mob; video goes viral

Mayurbhanj: Suspected of practising witchcraft, five women were tied to a tree and beaten up by a furious mob in Madhupur village under Badasahi police limits of Mayurbhanj district. The incident which took place on October 22 last month, came to the fore today after its video footage got viral on social media. According to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Similipal National Park thrown open to tourists

Baripada: The Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district, which remained closed since mid-June due to the monsoon, reopened for tourists from today. The tourists can now enter the national park through Pithabata or Kaliami points, an official said. The park authorities welcomed the first visitors by offering flowers. Some visitors came Assam and West Bengal […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Officials demand  money for Aadhaar cards, allege public

Rairangpur: Staff of Jana Seva Kendras in Rairangpur  block of Mayurbhanj district have been allegedly demanding money from villagers to prepare Aadhaar cards. Though as per government rules Aadhaar card registration should be made free of cost, staff at the Jana Seva Kendras have been asking villagers to pay Rs 100 to Rs 150 per […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Mayurbhanj OPTCL DGM & Balasore RTO in Vigilance net

Baripada/ Balasore: Vigilance officials today arrested the Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) Mayurbhanj branch DGM Yashwant Choudhry while he was demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000. The DGM had demanded Rs, 5000 bribe from a local allegedly to make a bill for a rented vehicle at his office. Later, a trap was […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Students fall ill after eating mid-day meal in school

Mayurbhanj: As many as 22 students of Brahmanamara Ashram School under Morada block of Mayurbhanj district fell ill allegedly after consuming mid-day meals at the school here on Tuesday. According to sources, the students had Upma in their breakfast; in lunch they were provided rice, dal, mix-vegetable and Soya bean curry and later they had […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Women clash with police during anti-liquor protest, SDPO injured

Baripada: A senior police officer sustained severe head injury in a clash between police and locals that erupted during an anti-liquor protest in Musamari village under Rasgobindpur police limits of Mayurbhanj district on Monday. According to reports, around eight persons were injured in the clash. As per sources, hundreds of women took to the streets […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021