Tag: Suspicion

Minor boy thrashed by public over 'theft' charges in Soro

Balasore: In a bizarre incident, a minor boy was detained and beaten black and blue by locals of Soro on suspicion of being a thief. The incident reportedly took place near Uttareswar market on Monday. A few days back, the villagers of Singakhunta had lodged a complaint with police regarding theft of money and cycle […]

Maoists kill man suspecting him to be a police informer

Malkangiri: Maoists allegedly killed a man suspecting him to be a police informer in Dhakadrasi area under Mathili police limits of Malkangiri yesterday. The deceased has been identified as Anant Nath Bhumiya of Bariguda village. As per reports, Bhumiya had gone to a nearby village to see ‘Jatra’ last night where the rebels arrived and […]

Woman attacked by neighbour over ‘witchcraft’ suspicion

Sundergarh: A woman sustained grievous injures after she was attacked by her neighbour on suspicion of practising witchcraft at Pampara village under Badagaon police limits of the district today. The injured has been identified as Dukhi Bariha. As per reports, Bariha was allegedly tortured and harassed by her neighbour, Rama Barik and his family members […]

Man tied, thrashed over child-theft suspicion in Balasore

Balasore: Despite repeated appeals and advisory issued by Odisha police, a complete check on incidents of assault and violence over child theft suspicion has not been possible yet. In a fresh incident, locals thrashed a man after suspecting him to be a child-lifter at  Hashimpur village of Balasore. The incident occurred when the victim identified […]