Crime

Orissa HC grants bail to former BJD Deogarh MLA

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court today granted bail to former BJD MLA of Deogarh Sanjeev Kumar Pradhan, who was arrested by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) on the charges of embezzling money meant for compensation to the villagers displaced by the Rengali Dam project.

The court granted him bail in lieu of Rs 5 lakh as bail bond and one surety.
On October 10, Pradhan was arrested by the EOW on charges of fraudulently, taking money from people evicted by the Rengali Multipurpose project in Sambalpur district.

He was accused of misappropriating Rs 27 lakh meant for villagers displaced by Rengali dam project.

Dreaded Criminal Jitu Swain Nabbed After Police Encounter

Berhampur: Continuing crackdown on criminals across Ganjam district, police have nabbed another hardcore criminal Jitu Swain alias Badal after an enco...

Miscreants loot ganja from Kandhamal court malkhana

Phulbani: At least 12 unidentified miscreants barged into the Malkhana on the premises of Kandhamal court and made away with five bags of ganja weighi...

Youth rapes 11-yr-old girl raped in Kendrapara village, detained

Kendrapara: In a shocking incident, an 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth at Rajnagar block of Kendrapara district on Friday. The accused...

Two Hardcore Criminals Nabbed After Police Encounter

Berhampur: Two dreaded criminals were arrested following a police encounter in Chamakhandi of Ganjam district late last night.As per reports, the two ...