Khurda lady teacher murder accused arrested in Gujarat

Khurda: Almost 15 days after a lady teacher was brutally beaten and stoned to death in Nirakarpur area in Khurda district on January 5, police have arrested the main accused from Gujarat.

According to sources, a special team of the Nirakarpur police nabbed the accused Kunu Jena from Gujarat. Police will share the details about the murder in a press conference today.

Sources said Jena killed Anjali Dehury of Kantabada village under Begunia Tehsil, who was working in Ugratara Nodal ME School in Haripur area under Nirakarpur police station, on January 5, after the victim caught him red handed in a compromising position with a minor.

She was staying with one of her relatives at Badapokharia area. She was returning home when she was attacked with bamboo stick and also with stone. She had injuries on the head and face.

Dehury was unmarried and had started working as a teacher about six years back.
After committing the crime, the main accused managed to flee to Gujarat. During investigation, police came to know about the involvement of Jena.

Cops-Lawyers Spat: Orissa HC Postpones Hearing To Nov 15

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court, which was about to hear the ongoing cops-laywers spat today, postponed the hearing again to November 15 as the Crime B...

One coach of Dhauli Express derails near Panskura in WB, no casualties

Bhubaneswar: Passengers of the Howrah-Puri Dhauli Express had a narrow escape after one coach of the train derailed between Bhogpur and Panskura in We...

Chitta Jena, Veteran Odia singer, passes away at 76

Cuttack: Veteran Odia singer Chitta Ranjan Jena breathed his last at a private hospital in Cuttack this morning. He was 76.According to family sources...

Dreaded Criminal Benu Barik Nabbed After Encounter In Ganjam

Ganjam: Continuing its crackdown on anti-social elements, Police today arrested hardcore dacoit Benu Barik after an encounter near Ramapada forest und...