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Tag: Odisha Crime

Man kills son in a fit of rage, later commits suicide in Nuapada
Man kills son in a fit of rage, later commits suicide in Nuapada

After receiving information, police reached the spot and collected the bodies for autopsy.

16-yr-old girl kills self after molestation in Keonjhar, accused at large 
16-yr-old girl kills self after molestation in Keonjhar, accused at large 

Unable to bear the trauma and fearing social stigma, the girl consumed poison after returning home.  

Bike Borne Miscreants Snatch Chain From Woman In Bhubaneswar
Daylight Loot In Bhubaneswar: Woman Robbed Of Gold Chain By Miscreants

As per reports, a woman who was returning to home after dropping her ward at school on a bike was injured during the incident.

Odisha sees Women Filing 98 criminal cases per day!
402 Criminal Cases A Day In Odisha: Tough 'Intelligence' Job Ahead For Next DGP Sunil Bansal

Criminal cases filed by women in State in 2021 is around 98 per day. The State Headquarters district Khordha tops with over 14 cases per day

Rising crime against women in Odisha
The Curious Case Of ‘Women-Friendly’ Odisha With Its ‘Crime-Friendly’ Police!

A report released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) last month, reveals that in Odisha crimes against women in 2020 rose nearly 10% over the previous year, one of the biggest spurts in the whole country.

Two Men Murdered In Separate Incidents In Odisha

Police while recovering the body found deep injury marks on the head and neck of the deceased which indicated it as a case of murder.

Odisha: Binika Triple Murder Accused Arrested In Uttar Pradesh

Sonepur: Nearly eight months on the run, the prime accused in the triple murder case that took place in Binika of Sonepur district in July, 2020 has been arrested from…

Justice At Last! Acid Attacker In Odisha Caught After Nearly 2 Decades On The Run

Bhadrak: In yet another major success for the State police, an acid attacker from Bhadrak who had been elusive for the cops in the last 19 years has finally landed in the police net. Dhusuri Police on Wednesday arrested a man named Subash Behera on charges of attacking his neighbour with acid around 19 years […]

Miscreants Loot Cash, Ornaments Worth Lakhs Of Rupees In Athagarh

Cuttack: A six-member gang of burglars looted money and ornaments from a house at Khamar Nuagaon village under Khutuni Police limits in Athagarh area here late last night. Laxman Rout, the person in whose house the theft took place, claimed that around Rs 25,000 cash and gold and silver ornaments worth lakhs of rupees have […]

Rising Crimes In Odisha: 5 'Murders' In A Day

Bhubaneswar: Crimes in Odisha seems to be rising in an abated manner as the State allegedly witnessed five murders in a day. The efficacy of policing in the State has been put under serious scrutiny by the citizens after cases of burglary, loot, snatching, cyber-crimes, rape and murder multiplied in recent years. In fact the […]

Puri Boils After Ayurvedic Student 'Shot At By Miscreants During Loot Bid'

Puri: Tension erupted in the pilgrim city on Tuesday after two unidentified bike-borne miscreants allegedly opened fire at a student of Gopabandhu Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya here during a loot bid. Injured Janmajeya Mantry, a second year student of the college, was rushed to hospital for treatment. While Mantry was heading towards Heragohari Street in the evening, […]

Six-Year-Old Girl Raped In Odisha's Koraput

Koraput: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth of her village under Borigumma block of Koraput district on Wednesday. The matter came to the fore after the family members of the minor girl lodged a complaint at Borigumma Police Station on Thursday, said reports. As per the complaint, a youth identified as Dambaru […]

Odisha tops country in first-time criminal offender population: NCRB Report

Bhubaneswar: Is Odisha becoming crime prone? It seems so. The emergence of ‘new offenders’ (means in police lexicon they are either debut criminals or criminals arrested but acquitted) has posted an astronomical rise in Odisha. Consider this. As per the NCRB report, in 2014, nearly 15 per cent of offenders were ‘serial criminals’ (means they […]

Crime Against Women: Odisha in top-10 infamy states!

Bhubaneswar: Shocking and disgusting! Odisha prominently figures in the top -10 infamous states in the country where the crime rate against women is very high. All posturing by the powers that be in the State about Odisha being a safe place for women fell like nine pins, when the Crime in India – 2017 report […]

Gurudijhatia Case: Police Nab Criminal's Family & Girlfriend

Cuttack: A day after notorious criminal Ajay Sahu alias Jitu, one of the accused in recent Gurudijhatia loot and murder case, was nabbed during an encounter by Choudwar Police and Special Squad, police today arrested four more persons including Ajay’s girlfriend and mother in connection with the incident. On September 24, a gang of robbers […]

Man Severs Son-In-Law's Leg For Marrying His Daughter

Boudh: A man from Dunguriguda village under Kantamala police limits in the district allegedly severed the leg of his son-in-law yesterday for marrying his daughter against his wishes. The accused Sashi Mahalika attacked his son-in-law Sourabh Dandia from Barapada village with an axe while the latter was returning from the local Anganwadi centre after dropping […]

Puri triple murder
Puri Triple Murder: 4 Detained, Police Launch Manhunt To Trace Others

Puri: Three persons including two brothers of former sarpanch of Sadanandpur, Ajay Behera were brutally hacked to death by miscreants in broad daylight near Pattnaikiya Chhak on Cuttack-Puri National Highway on Sunday. Following an investigation, police have detained four persons in this connection. The bodies of the deceased- Krushna Behera, Purna Behera and Panchu Behera of […]

Son of former sarpanch beaten to death in Ganjam

Berhampur: In a ghastly incident, son of a former sarpanch was beaten to death by a group of miscreants in Ichhapur area of Ganjam district late Tuesday night. As many as 10 youths from Bada Ichhapur village reportedly attacked former Pandiripada sarpanch Dandapani Nayak’s son Sushant and two of his associates. All of them were […]

Plus 2 student found dead; murder suspected

Rayagada: Body of a Plus 2 student with several injury marks was found in front of a shop here on Sunday. While the exact reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained, police suspect it to be a case of murder. The deceased has been identified as M. Suresh Kumar of Kasturi Nagar and […]

Rs 9 lakh looted from businessman at gun point in Koraput

Koraput: Three unidentified bike-borne miscreants allegedly looted Rs 9 lakh from a businessman at gun point in Mastiput area of Koraput district Friday night. According to a complaint lodged at the Sadar police station of the district, the businessman V Bhaskar Rao was travelling with his colleague in a car when the incident happened. Rao […]

Teacher 'murdered', body found under bridge in Rayagada

Rayagada: Panic prevailed in Kutragada village under Muniguda police limits of the district after the body of a man was found under the Bansadhara River bridge this morning. The deceased Ramchandra Mahanandia was working as a teacher in Samadala School, sources said. Soon after locals spotted the half-naked body under the bridge, they informed police […]

Mystery shrouds man's death in Puri, family alleges murder

Puri: Suspecting foul play in the death of a man whose body was found under mysterious circumstances, local residents blocked Nimapada Kakatpur road for over two hours on Wednesday. The locals were enraged as an unnatural death case was registered while they demanded that cops should probe it as a murder case. Earlier, the body […]

woman raped in Odisha
Young woman dragged, gang raped by 5 men in Odisha

Keonjhar: In another shocking incident, a young woman was allegedly abducted in front of her friends and gang raped by five youths behind a school under Telkoi police limits of Keonjhar district on Friday. Sources said one of the accused has been arrested in connection with the case. According to a complaint filed at the […]

Bhadrak double murder: Police to seek remand of accused

Bhadrak: The Bhadrak Police is planning to take Babua Mohanty on remand to elicit more information about the double murder at Talachitha village in Dhamnagar on Sunday. Babua, who confessed to the crime, was produced at the Bhadrak ADJ court amid tight security today. Following his arrest on Monday night, the accused admitted to have […]

Vigilance raids continue to probe nexus between Tito and govt babus

Kendrapara: Vigilance officials on Tuesday raided several government offices in Kendrapara as a part of their probe into allegations of undue favours extended by government babus to arrested gangster Tito. The raids were carried out at the Kendrapara tehsil, Derabish tehsil and Mahakalpara tehsil. The municipality office in Kendrapara was also raided. According to sources, […]

Bhadrak murder: Accused confesses killing couple for revenge

Bhubaneswar: Babua Mohanty, the main accused in the Bhadrak murder case was arrested from near a petrol pump at Chandrashekharpur here on Monday night.While Mohanty has confessed to have murdered the woman, he has also admitted to have killed the woman’s husband Rabi Beuria. Following the disclosure, police recovered Beuria’s body from a canal near […]

Student arrested for making girlfriend's video viral

Bhubaneswar: Police today arrested a college youth for allegedly capturing and circulating an obscene video of his girlfriend besides  blackmailing and threatening her. Both the victim and the accused are degree students of a college in Jajpur. The incident came to light after family of the girl hailing from Dhamnagar in Bhadrak, lodged a police […]

Notorious criminal Chagala gunned down in Police encounter

Notorious criminal Chagala was killed in an encounter by the Nayagarh police late Thursday night. The encounter took place at Nabaghanpur village under Sadar police limits in the district during which two of Chagala's associate managed to escape.