More than 300 journalists from Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and undivided Koraput district took out a protest march and sat on dharna in front of the SP office in Malkangiri demanding unconditional release of the scribes.
On Sunday midnight, Jagatinghpur Police reportedly picked up Panda from his house and took him to the police station for interrogation where he was allegedly beaten up and manhandled by the cops. He was forwarded to the court and shifted to jail the next day.
In a shocking incident, two people detained at the Motu Police Station in Malkangiri over a robbery case were allegedly thrashed by police. It is alleged that the accused were tortured over a span of three days.
Five MLAs were detained by a group of journalists in Kendrapara who were protesting a thrashing of a web-reporter by a woman police constable
Berhampur: The family members of a youth staged dharna in front of Sorada Police Station on Friday night over his death due to alleged torture in lockup in Ganjam district.…
Malkangiri: A day after alleged torture of four minor boys by police came to light in Malkangiri district, a departmental inquiry has been launched in the matter by the police. Besides, the district collector has asked the District Child Protection Officer to inquire into the matter. As per reports, the police department that is probing […]
Bhubaneswar: Randhir Singh, father of OTV MD Jagi Mangat Panda on Tuesday sought help from Union Home Minister Amit Shah against the protracted police excess against his family and employees at the channel’s studio in Sarua, Khordha, in the guise of investigation into a land issue. Stating that his family and employees have been forced […]
Bhubaneswar: Student groups at Utkal University here on Friday condemned the forcible pick up of OTV’s Senior Journalist Ramesh Rath by police and staged a protest over the incident in front of the university gate. Agitating students displayed placards and raised slogans in support of OTV and condemned the government for their intentional assault against […]
Bhubaneswar: A seemingly candid conversation between two friends has become a harrowing experience for the family members after the two individuals were arrested and were taken on a 3-day remand. Even legal experts are baffled at the attempts to make a case after the individuals were booked under sections 269/270/505(b) 120-B of the IPC, section […]
Bhadrak: Accusing Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel of physically assaulting him inside police station, a Balasore resident today threatened to move the Human Rights Commission seeking justice over the incident. As per sources, the complainant Siddharth Mohanty, while travelling along with his friend in the general compartment of Puri-Howrah weekly train reportedly lost his mobile […]
Bhubaneswar: Batons in their hands, police personnel were seen mercilessly beating activists Nikhil Odisha Gram Rozgar Sevak Sangh (NOGRSS) during a lathicharge at Master Canteen Square here today. The incident of police excess on people began following a scuffle between the protestors and the cops. Over 20 activists sustained injuries on their hands and back […]