Tag: Undertrial Prisoner

Rape accused gives jail officials a slip in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: Two jail warders were placed under suspension after an undertrial prisoner escaped while undergoing treatment at Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital at Baripada today. The accused, identified as Kanhu Charan Marandi, was lodged at Baripada circle jail since November 25 after he was arrested in connection with a gangrape case. He was […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Undertrial prisoner dies at MKCG Hospital, family demands inquiry

Berhampur: An undertrial prisoner (UTP) of Sorada Jail in Ganjam district died at MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur on Monday. The UTP, Surjya Gouda was arrested by the police on October 21 on charges of murder. Later, after the court hearing, he was booked under IPC Section 302 and sent to judicial custody. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Undertrial prisoner attempts suicide in Kujang

An undertrial prisoner allegedly attempted suicide by slitting his throat in Samagola Sub-Jail near Kujang on Tuesday. The prisoner, identified as Gopinath Swain, was lodged in the Sub-Jail four days ago for allegedly burning a girl alive.

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Death of UTPs in Cuttack, Sambalpur: Kin allege torture by police

Cuttack/Sambalpur: An undertrial prisoner died while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack today. Family members have alleged that he was being tortured in the jail as injury marks were found on his body. The UTP Saroj Das had been lodged at Choudwar Jail. A resident of Pilgrim Sahi, he had been […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Physical torture of Undertrial
Torture of UTP in Choudwar jail: OHRC seeks report in 7 days

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of the brutal physical torture of an undertrial prisoner (UTP) at the Circle Jail in Choudwar, Cuttack, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today sought a report from the authorities within 7 days. The acting chairperson of the rights panel, Justice B K Mishra directed the additional DGP-cum-IG of Prisons, Bhubaneswar to […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Undertrial prisoner of Boudh Sub Jail dies in DHH

Boudh: An undertrial prisoner lodged at Boudh Sub Jail died while undergoing treatment at the District Headquarters Hospital here today. The prisoner has been identified as Gopal Biswas of North 24 Parganas district in West Bengal. According to reports, Biswas suddenly fell sick yesterday late night and was rushed to the DHH. However, he died […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Undertrial prisoner escapes from Malkangiri sub-jail

Malkangiri: An undertrial prisoner escaped from Malkangiri sub-jail on Tuesday. The prisoner, Ajit Sahu, managed to escape when a drain cleaning work was being carried out inside the jail. According to sources, Sahu was lodged in the jail since January 2019 after being arrested by Balimela police on charges of illegally transporting cannabis. The matter […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Undertrial prisoner escapes from custody in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: An undertrial prisoner escaped from custody while he was being brought back to Malkangiri sub-jail from hospital on Saturday. The accused Raju Barei, who was arrested on the charges of peddling ganja (dry cannabis), was admitted to district headquarters hospital after his condition deteriorated inside the jail. According to reports, Barei was taken to […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Video of undertrial prisoner, his wife from inside Soro sub-jail goes viral

Balasore: In a case of utter callousness shown by prison authorities, a video of an undertrial prisoner of Soro sub jail in Balasore has gone viral on social media. According to sources, a video purportedly showing undertrial prisoner Benumadhav Panda talking on mobile phone, with his wife sitting next to him, has gone viral on […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Escape of Undertrial prisoner: Five officials suspended in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: The Nayagarh superintendent of police (SP) on Sunday suspended five personnel, including a havildar on the charges of dereliction of duty. The action on errant officials has been taken after an undertrial prisoner (UTP) escaped from Khandapada sub-jail on August 9. All the five police personnel were deployed as guards for escorting and production […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Already In Jail, Odisha Police Registers Case against UTP

Balasore: The working of Balasore Police has now come under scanner after it registered a case against an undertrial prisoner. According to reports, Khaira Police had arrested one Ranjit Nayak of Chintamanipada village in Balasore district in connection with a case on January 19, 2019. After staying in jail for nearly seven months, Nayak was […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Post Hyderabad Encounter, Rape Accused Prisoner Flees From Jail In Odisha

Dhenkanal: The poor security set up of a district jail in Dhenkanal has come to light when an undertrial prisoner has given a slip to jail authorities and escaped by climbing the boundary wall on December 13 (Friday). Though embarrassed police have started investigation into the slip-up incident, reports suggest the escapee prisoner, who was […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Bizarre! Under-Trial Prisoner Slits Ear After Rejection Of Bail

Koraput: Frustrated at the denial of bail, an under-trial prisoner lodged at Koraput Circle Jail reportedly slit his ear with a ‘sharp weapon’ on Wednesday. He was admitted to Koraput hospital in critical condition where his situation is said to be stable. As per reports, one Bikash Patra was lodged in Koraput Circle Jail on […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021