Crime

Custodial death at Mahakalapada PS: DGP orders Crime Branch probe

Cuttack: Director General of Police (DGP) Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma today ordered Crime Branch inquiry into circumstances, leading to the death of a theft suspect in police custody at Makahalpada police station in Kendrapada district and subsequent law and order problem.
Death of a theft suspect in police custody had triggered tension in Mahakalpada. The local IIC was also suspended on charges of dereliction of duty.Notably, police arrested one Abinash Paitala on Saturday night for stealing a mobile phone of a villager. While the police interrogated him till late in the night and later put in the lockup, he managed to escape. His body was later found hanging from the staircase railing of one Haladhar Mallick's house in the village.

Headless body of 9-yr-old boy found in Bolangir

Bolangir: The headless body of a nine-year-old missing boy was found five kilomteres away from his house near Sundhimunda village under Kantabanji pol...

20-yr-old girl gang-raped in Sundergarh forest, 5 held

Sundergarh: Five persons were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly gang-raping a 20-year-old girl in Rengeda forest under Kebalanga police limits in Su...

Miscreants Attack On-Duty Home Guard In Puri

Puri: A home guard was critically injured after being attacked by two miscreants with sharp weapons near Gokha area under Baseli police limits in the ...

Youth Found Dead Near Roadside, Family Alleges Murder

Jajpur: Tension ran high in Jenapur area of the district today following suspicious death of a youth.As per reports the deceased identified as Deepak ...