Tag: Patnagarh Wedding Gift Blast

After Wedding Gift Blast, Gruesome Sextuple 'Murder' Rocks Patnagarh

Patnagarh: More than two and a half years after the infamous Patnagarh wedding gift explosion which had hogged the headlines across the country, the residents of this small town in Odisha woke to a spine-chilling ‘murders’ of six members of a family. The six-member family including a couple and their four children were found dead […]

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Odia movie ‘Patnagarh’ stayed by Bombay High Court

Bhubaneswar: One after the other, Odia movie ‘Patnagarh,’ which is based on the sensational wedding gift blast tragedy in Patnagarh of Bolangir district in Odisha, is running into hurdles preventing its release in theatres. The Bombay High Court on Monday reportedly ordered a stay on the release of the movie while hearing a petition filed […]

Patnagarh Wedding Gift Blast: 'Mastermind's Wife Threatens Defamation Against Police Official

Bhubaneswar/Bolangir: Wife of Punjilal Meher, the accused in the sensational wedding gift blast case, today demanded an unconditional apology from the then Crime Branch IG Arun Bothra and threatened to file defamation suit of Rs 20 lakh if the official fails to do so. Accusing Bothra of being one of the promoters of the movie […]

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Wedding gift blast accused Punjilal Meher shifted to Bolangir jail

Bolangir: The mastermind of the sensational Patnagarh wedding gift blast case, Punjilal Meher was shifted from Patnagarh sub-jail to Bolangir jail today. In order to avoid any untoward situation in the jail due to the activities of Meher, a decision has been taken as per the order of district additional judge, informed sources. Recently, there […]

Punjilal-Meher shifted to bolangir jail
Patnagarh wedding gift blast mastermind Punjilal throws tantrums in jail

Patnagarh: The scenes at the Patnagarh Sub-jail turned ugly today after seven dacoits tried to escape from the prison. Soon after foiling their attempt, Superintendent of the jail informed that Punjilal Meher, the sole conspirer of the sensational Patnagarh wedding gift blast case, who is also lodged at the Patnagarh Sub-Jail today, instigated the seven […]

Wedding gift blast: Survivor Reema receives compensation

Bolangir: Survivor in the tragic wedding gift blast in February this year, Reema Sahoo was given Rs 1.5 lakh compensation by the legal services authority in Bolangir today. According to sources, the compensation amount was provided to Sahoo at the Bolangir Civil court premises. Sources said another Rs 1.5 lakh will be provided to her […]

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Wedding Gift Blast: Crime Branch files 300-page chargesheet

Bolangir: The Crime Branch today filed a 300-page chargesheet against Punjilal Meher- the sole accused in the sensational wedding gift blast case at the Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) Court in Patnagarh. The chargesheet mentioned that Punjilal had hatched the conspiracy to settle his personal scores with Sanjukta- mother of deceased Soumyashekhar after she took over […]

Patnagarh fear haunts: Smoky parcel triggers panic in post office

Keonjhar: The scare surrounding parcels triggered by the recent Patnagarh wedding gift blast incident led to a curious situation at the Ghasipura Post Office in Keonjhar today where a package suddenly started emitting smoke. As per reports, the parcel that arrived from Jajpur Road  reached the Ghasipura post office yesterday and was supposed to be […]

Patnagarh wedding gift blast tragedy inspires movie

Bolangir/Bhubaneswar: The Patnagarh wedding gift blast tragedy that created ripples in Odisha will be made into a feature film in Odia language soon. A formal announcement about the project has been made by production company, Range Royal Cine Lab. The film, titled ‘Bullet Raja,’ will primarily focus on accused Punjilal Meher’s revenge tale and how […]

Wedding gift blast: Crime Branch grills lecturer, 4 others

Bolangir: With mystery still shrouding over the ‘motive’ behind the Patnagarh wedding gift blast case in which two persons including newly wed groom Soumyasekhar Sahu was killed in February, the Crime Branch team on Sunday intensified the ongoing probe and picked four persons including a college lecturer for interrogation. The college lecturer, Punjilal Meher is […]