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Tag: Rape Cases In Odisha

Odisha Sees Spurt In Crimes, 11763 Rape Cases Filed In Last 4 Years   
Odisha Sees Spurt In Crimes, 11763 Rape Cases Filed In Last 4 Years   

Altogether 35,326 cases of violence against women were registered in 2021 including 3327 rapes, 5048 abductions and 93 human trafficking. 

Self-Styled Godman Held In Odisha’s Mayurbhanj For Raping Minor Divyang Girl, Panchayat Under Scanne
Self-Styled Godman Held In Odisha’s Mayurbhanj For Raping Minor Divyang Girl, Panchayat Under Scanner

The Panchayat called a meeting, which was attended by 25-30 other villagers, where it was decided to settle the matter between the survivor’s family and the accused. At the meeting, the accused was imposed a penalty of Rs 90, 000 which was to be paid to the survivor’s family.

Odisha Registers 17.9% Rise In Rape Cases In 2019

Bhubaneswar: Amid the tall claims of the Odisha government that it has been taking all the necessary measures to stop crime against women, the State has recorded a sharp rise in rape cases in 2019 as compared to 2018. As per the written reply by Minister of State (Home), Dibya Shankar Mishra in the State […]

Odisha Man Gets Death Penalty For Rape & Murder Of 3-Yr-Old Girl

Keonjhar: The Additional District Judge (ADJ) court on Thursday sentenced a man to death in connection with the rape and murder of a three-year-old girl in Keonjhar district in 2017. Accused Sunil Nayak, who is claimed to be a relative of the girl, was pronounced the death sentence under POCSO Act, on the basis of […]

Shame Again: Girl Gang Raped By 2 Including 'Dismissed Cop' In Odisha

Puri: Amid of the ongoing hue and cry across the country over the gang rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad, a girl in Odisha was allegedly gang raped today. As per reports, the girl was waiting near Nimapara bus terminal to return to her home at Kakatpur in Puri district when four […]

Minor Girl Gang Raped In Odisha, 3 Detained

Rourkela: Odisha seems to be turning into a land most vulnerable for minor girls and women as even after several measures taken by both the State government and the police department, rape incidents continue to rattle the State almost every other day. Adding to the shame, a minor girl was allegedly gang raped by three […]

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Divyang Minor Girl Raped By Distant Grandfather In Odisha

Nayagarh: In yet another shameful incident, a divyang minor girl was allegedly raped by a relative at her uncle’s place in Nayagarh police limits. Shockingly, the accused happens to be her distant grandfather. The matter reportedly came to the fore after a complaint was lodged by her family members at the police station today. Police […]

Odisha Witnessed 7 Rapes A Day In 2018: Home Dept White Paper

Bhubaneswar: Odisha recorded seven rapes a day, a shocking increase in the number of cases in 2018 compared to previous year, as per the White Paper tabled by State Government’s Home Department in the Odisha Assembly on Saturday. While the total number of rape cases in 2017 was 2,221, it increased to 2,502 in 2018. […]

Assembly stalled over rising rapes, missing children; Congress to hit streets tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: For the second consecutive day on Tuesday, Odisha Assembly witnessed uproarious scenes with opposition parties-BJP and Congress trying to corner the State government over the rising incidents of missing children and minor rape cases. Following the pandemonium, the Speaker SN Patro had to adjourn the House for as many as seven times today. Later, […]

Minor Girl Rapes, Missing Children Cases Rock Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar: The pre-lunch session of the Odisha Assembly today witnessed unruly scenes after Leader of Opposition Pradipta Naik expressed grave concerns over the issue of sexual assaults against minor girls in the State. Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro adjourned the House till 12.30 PM and then till 3PM after the Opposition created ruckus demanding a reply […]

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Op-Ed: Time To Call A Halt To Crime Against Women

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Odisha, which once ranked among the most peaceful and crime-free states of the country, seems to have become an unsafe place for women. Crimes against members of the fair sex have been taking place in the state with alarming frequency. Of late newspapers have reported a spate of rape cases, some […]

Shame Again! Minor Tribal Girl Raped Inside Bus In Puri

Puri: Close on the heels of the rape of a 17-month-old girl by one of her relatives in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, a minor tribal girl was allegedly raped inside a bus in Puri late last night. Reportedly, some locals spotted the minor girl, who hails from Keonjhar district, crying near Saradhabali area following which they […]

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Shame! Girl alleges rape by Headmaster on Ganesh Chaturthi; Seeks Justice

Kalahandi: At a time when the world was immersed in Ganesh Puja celebrations, a class IX girl student of Sirimaska UG High School under Thuamul Rampur block of the district was facing brutal assault by none other than her school headmaster. However, being threatened of dire consequences, she kept mum till recently when she vented […]

Minor girl abducted, gang raped in Berhampur

Berhampur: Instances of sexual violence against women and girl children continues unabated in Odisha as yet again a minor girl was allegedly abducted and gang raped by three youths near Golanthara area in Berhampur of Ganjam district. Though the incident happened on December 15 (Saturday), the matter came to fore after the family members lodged […]

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Rapes on rise: Woman Raped inside ATM kiosk, 2 minors face abuse in Balasore & Bhadrak

Cuttack: Sexual violence against women and girl children have grown by unprecedented proportion in Odisha with three more incidents of rape reported today from three separate places in the State. While in one case, a woman was allegedly raped inside an ATM kiosk in Cuttack, in other two instances, two minor girls, a dibyang from […]

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Anganwadi worker abducted, gang raped in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: An Anganwadi worker was allegedly gang raped after being kidnapped by three youths late Monday night in the district. The matter came to light today after the victim managed to contact her family members who later rescued her. As per reports, the survivor was returning to her village under Gondia police limits with her […]

Shocking! 2 minor girl gang rape cases reported from Balasore

Balasore: The incidents of sexual assault of minor girls continue to haunt and shame Odisha with two such cases being reported in a day from Balasore district. In the first incident, a minor tribal girl was allegedly gang raped and sold to a brothel by one of her neighbours. The matter came to light after […]

Odisha woman gang-raped by three youths

Jajpur: Despite all claims of the government, crime against women continues unabated with one more case of gang rape being reported from Odisha on Sunday. The incident was reported from Korei block in Jajpur district where a 35-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped by three youths. As per reports, the trio brought the woman to […]

Day of shame: Rape of 4 minor girls reported in Odisha

Mayurbhanj/Balasore/Jagatsinghpur/Dhenkanal: In what could be termed as a black day for the state government questioning its efficacy in maintaining law and order and claims of providing security to women, Thursday alone, four minor girl rape cases were reported from across the State. In the first such incident, a dibyang girl was allegedly raped by a […]

Uproar in Odisha Assembly over rape cases in Balasore district

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly today witnessed repeated adjournments amid an uproar by the Congress members over the “deteriorating law and order situation” in the state. As soon as the House assembled for the Question Hour, Leader of the Opposition Narasingha Mishra urged Speaker P K Amat to initiate a discussion on the two recent rape […]