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Man detained for ditching 'transgender' wife

Nayagarh: In a bizarre case, a newly-married man was detained by the police for ditching his wife by branding her as a Kinnar (transgender) after medical tests proved otherwise. The incident reported from Dimirijhari area in Nayagarh district has predictably led to a lot of chatter among the locals. The man identified as Anant Nayak […]

Auto driver loots woman, daughter after giving spiked drinks

Police is on the lookout for an auto-rickshaw driver, who looted cash and ornaments from a woman and her daughter of Mahulia village after offering them spiked drinks on Saturday

Hours after escaping, accused gets re-arrested

Nayagarh: Police on Thursday managed to arrest an accused hours after his escape from their custody. Reports said police had arrested Surath Behera of Jharadapali village under Bolagarh police station limits in Khurda district in connection with a bike accident at Khandapada on Wednesday. As the accused was injured in the accident, police had admitted […]

Youth slashes tongue at Shiva temple; hospitalised

Nayagarh: In a bizarre incident, a youth slashed his tongue inside the Lord Ladu Baba Shiva temple at Sarankul in Odisha’s Nayagarh district on Monday morning. Briefing the media about the incident, IIC of Sarankul police station Manoj Satpathy said a police team rushed to the temple and found the youth lying in a pool […]

Police, public clash in Nayagarh over murder case

Nayagarh: Tension ran high at Godipada area here after irate locals on Saturday ransacked a police van and hurled stones at the Godipada police outpost demanding arrest of the murderer of Ranka Nidhi Mohapatra whose body was found under a bridge on February 16. Police used tear gas and fire rubber bullets to disperse the […]

Samiti Sabhya alleges husband murdered to settle political scores

Nayagarh: Twist in murder of Nakula Bantha at Khairapati as wife and Kendudhipi Samiti Sabhya Puspanjali Bantha on Sunday alleged that husband of local sarpanch Shailajanandini Naik is involved in the crime. Puspanjali lodged a police complaint saying six persons of Khairapati village murdered her husband as per the directive of Basant Naik, husband of […]

67 people get 2-yr RI for trespass, loot of house

Nayagarh: A court in the State has sentenced 67 people to two years’ rigorous imprisonment each for trespassing into the house of a woman and damaging it 11 years ago. Pronouncing the judgement here yesterday, district and sessions judge, Nayagarh, T K Chinnra also slapped a fine of Rs 4,000 on each convict, failing to […]