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Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder: Arrested Accused Is A Minor, POCSO Rejects NARCO Test Appeal
'Pari' Murder Case: SIT Picks Up Saroj Sethi, Two Of His Family Members

Bhubaneswar: In a major development into the investigation of the abduction and murder case of a five-year-old Nayagarh girl, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Saturday picked up one Saroj Sethi from Jadupur village in the district. Sources said the investigation team also took Sethi’s mother and sister reportedly for a health checkup at the […]

BJP Demands Removal of Arun Bothra As SIT Chief To Investigate Nayagarh Girl's Abduction And Murder Case
BJP Demands Removal of Arun Bothra As SIT Chief To Investigate Nayagarh Girl's Abduction And Murder Case

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today demanded the removal of IPS officer Arun Bothra as the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) which is investigating the sensational abduction and murder case of a five-year-old Nayagarh girl whose skeletal remains were found days after kidnapping in July this year. The […]

Odisha: Body Of Missing Minor Boy Recovered From Well In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Close on the heels of series of missing and subsequent deaths of children in Odisha, a three-year-old boy at Khankira village under Nihal Prasad police limits in Dhenkanal district who went missing on Wednesday, was found dead in a well on Thursday. The body of the minor boy has been recovered from the open […]

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Pari Murder: SIT Submits Probe Status Report In Orissa High Court

Cuttack: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Odisha Crime Branch on Wednesday submitted an affidavit  before the Orissa High Court over the progress of the investigation in the dastardly murder of five-year-old- Nayagarh girl ‘Pari’. The SIT submitted the status report to the Court in a sealed envelope. The Advocate General informed the court […]

Nayagarh: Police Intensify Investigation To Trace Missing 3-Year-Old Girl 'Swati'
Nayagarh: Police Intensify Investigation To Trace Missing 3-Year-Old Girl 'Swati'

Nayagarh: Police have intensified its probe to trace three-year-old girl Swati, who has gone missing since the last three days from Badhipatana village under Sarankul block of Nayagarh district. A complaint in this regard was lodged by Swati’s father Sanjay Kumar Sahoo at Rajsunakhala Police Outpost on December 11. Investigating the case, Sarankul SDPO along […]

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Congress Slams Police Inaction Over ‘Pihu’s Disappearance

Jajpur: A team of Congress delegation led by president of women wing of the party, Bandita Parida on Saturday came down heavily on the police for their lackadaisical approach in handling the case of two-year-old girl ‘Pihu’ who had gone missing four months  ago while playing in her village Madhusudanpur  under Binjharpur police station in […]

Odisha: After Pari, Another Girl Goes Missing In Nayagarh

Nayagarh: At a time when the mysterious kidnapping and murder of five-year-old girl ‘Pari’ in Nayagarh has created shockwaves in Odisha, another girl from the district has reportedly gone missing. As per reports, the three-year-old girl was last seen playing near her house at Dadhipatna village under Ranpur block in the district on Friday afternoon. […]

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‘Pari’ Murder: Orissa HC Asks Laxmiprasad Sarpanch To Seek Protection From Nayagarh SP

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Thursday directed the Sarpanch at Laxmiprasad village in Nayagarh district, Soumya Ranjan Pradhan, to seek protection from Superintendent of Police (SP) within 15 days time. The direction of the court came in response to a petition filed by Pradhan seeking protection after an audio tape containing his purported conversation […]

They Lost The Reason To Live, Now Poverty Forces Pari’s Parents To Part With Life Source

Nayagarh: As if the sufferings following the kidnapping and brutal murder of their only daughter five months ago was not enough, now faced with impoverishment and hunger, the hapless parents of five-year-old Nayagarh girl ‘Pari’ are forced to sell their only source of sustenance, an autorickshaw. The couple—Ashok Sahoo and Soudamini—from Jadupr village in Nayagarh […]

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Pari Murder Case: BJP Intensifies Demands For CBI Probe, Minister Arun Sahoo's Ouster

Bhubaneswar: Opposition BJP in Odisha has turned up the heat on the State government over alleged loopholes into the probe of kidnapping and brutal murder case of the five-year-old Nayagarh girl Pari by intensifying their protest. While the demonstration of the chief opposition party in front of the Nayagarh Collector’s office entered the fourth day, […]

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Pari Murder Case: Probe Intensifies, Marathon Questioning Of Babuli Nayak, Driver On

Nayagarh: The investigation into the alleged abduction and murder of 5-year-old Nayagarh girl Pari gathered steam with the Special Investigation Team (SIT) subjecting prime suspect Babuli Nayak to a second round of questioning on Saturday, even as his driver Bijay Behera has now been included in the ambit of the probe. Their questioning was underway […]

Odisha’s Missing Children: 13 Kidnapped Every Day, Crime Rate Highest In Country 

Bhubaneswar: This just adds to the long-existing regressive image of the State. Even as the State battles to find ways to overcome poverty and deprivation issues, kidnapping and abduction of children have emerged as a bigger malaise, requiring urgent attention of the government of the day. The ghastly kidnapping and murder of five-year-old Nayagarh girl […]

‘Pari’ Murder Case: Child Rights Body Summons Nayagarh DM, SP

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The National Commission for Protection Of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Friday issued summons to the District Magistrate (DM) and Superintendent of Police (SP) of Nayagarh to appear personally before the Commission for hearing in connection with the alleged kidnapping and murder of five-year-old girl Pari in Nayagarh. Summon have been issued based on […]

Know Why Senior IPS Officer Arun Bothra is Naveen Patnaik’s Nayagarh Mission Man!

Bhubaneswar: Names have power, said American author Rick Riordan. Going by the adage, the name Arun Bothra has so far emphatically displayed that power of conviction. Even, literally speaking, this IPS officer was given the mantle of CEO of a power utility (CESU), when the utility was bleeding red. Besides, donning the cop hat, Bothra […]

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Pari Murder Case: OSCPCR Chief’s Human Sacrifice Theory Intends To Mislead Probe, Says Victim’s Father

Nayagarh: Ashok Sahu, father of the five-year-old girl ‘Pari’, whose death has triggered a statewide outrage, on Friday debunked the ‘human sacrifice’ theory made by the Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) chairperson. He further stated that OSCPCR chief Sandhyabati Pradhan’s statement intends to mislead the ongoing investigation. A day earlier following […]

‘Pari Murder’ Case: BJP Mahila Morcha-Police Wrestle Outside Minister Arun Sahoo’s Residence

Bhubaneswar: High tension prevailed in front of the official residence of Odisha Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo when a scuffle broke out between the activists of Odisha BJP Mahila Morcha and the police when the activists attempted to barge into the Minister’s residence, demanding his resignation for his alleged involvement in the abduction and murder of […]

Pari Murder Case: OSCPCR Chief Suspects Human Sacrifice

Nayagarh: Even as mystery still shrouds the death of Pari, the 5-year-old girl whose skeletal remains were recovered from near her house in July this year, Odisha State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) chairperson Sandhyabati Pradhan said on Thursday that she suspects the girl might have been killed for some human sacrifice rituals. […]

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‘Pari’ Murder Case: Orissa HC Directs Police To Provide Security To Victim’s Family

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Thursday directed the Superintendent of Police (SP), Nayagarh to provide security to family members of five-year-old girl ‘Pari’ who was allegedly abducted and murdered in July this year. The Court also directed the State government to submit the updated status report of the investigation into the case. The court […]

Watch: Pari's Jana Gana Mana Rendition, A Poignant Memory To Behold

Nayagarh: The loss of five-year-old girl from Nayagarh, Pari, whose alleged abduction and murder case, has not only triggered a massive political storm, but also emotional outbursts across the State. She was much sober and disciplined to her age. Apart from reading, she had passion for singing which is evident from her last song she […]

'Pari' Murder Case: SIT Reaches Nayagarh To Initiate Probe

Bhubaneswar: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) which has been constituted following  massive outcry across State to probe the ghastly ‘Pari’ kidnapping and murder case visited Jadupur, the native village of the victim in Nayagarh district on Tuesday to begin the investigation. The SIT led by senior IPS officer Arun Bothra will hold discussions with Nayagarh […]

Uproar Over Hathras, Why Silent On Pari Issue: Sambit Patra Asks Congress

Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra on Monday slammed the Congress party for keeping mum over the brutal murder of Pari, a five-year-old girl from Nayagarh district whose skeletal remains were found days after she was kidnapped from near her residence, in July this year. Slamming what he termed ‘the selective outrage’ of the […]

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'Pari' Murder Case: BJP Team To Meet Victim’s Family Today

Nayagarh: Amid the massive public outrage over the alleged lackadaisical investigation into the abduction and subsequent murder of ‘Pari’, a delegation of State BJP under the stewardship of Leader of Opposition Pradipta Kumar Naik will meet the family of the victim at Jadupur in the district today. According to party sources, the delegation will meet […]

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Pari Murder Case: Family Adamant On CBI Probe, Death Penalty For Killer

Bhubaneswar: Even as the Odisha government has initiated process for a probe by Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the murder of five-year-old girl Pari in Nayagarh district, the parents of the minor girl seem to unhappy with the move and have demanded CBI probe into the case. “I want CBI investigation into the abduction and […]

Pari's Organ Transplanted In Body Of High-Profile Person, Alleges Nayagarh Sarpanch
Pari's Organs Transplanted In Body Of High-Profile Person, Alleges Nayagarh Sarpanch

Nayagarh: In what could add fuel to the raging public protest over the sensational murder of five-year-old girl Pari, Soumya Ranjan Pradhan, Sarpanch of Laxmiprasad Gram Panchayat in Nayagarh district, on Friday claimed that the minor girl was killed for her organs. In a shocking statement, Pradhan said, “Why someone would have kidnapped the minor […]

Pari Murder Case: Sarpanch Fears Threat To Life, Moves HC For Protection
Pari Murder Case: Sarpanch Fears Threat To Life, Moves HC For Protection

Bhubaneswar: Apprehending threats to life from Minister Arun Sahoo, Sarpanch of Lakshmiprasad Gram Panchayat in Nayagarh district on Friday knocked the door of Orissa High Court seeking protection for him and his family members. The village head Soumyaranjan Pradhan in his petition before the HC has made six persons including State Agriculture and Higher Education […]