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.

Undertrial prisoner 'killed'by inmate in Choudwar Jail

Cuttack: An undertrial prisoner was allegedly killed by his prison-mate in Choudwar Jail in Cuttack district today.The deceased has been identified as...

Man kills 5-year-old son suspecting wife's infidelity

Rourkela: In a barbaric incident, a man allegedly stabbed his 5-year-old son to death at RS Colony under Bandhamunda police limits in Rourkela today.T...

Two brothers arrested for raping 22-year old woman

Two men were arrested on Saturday (June 22) for allegedly, and repeatedly, raping a 22-year old woman over a period of four days in Delhi's Amar Colon...

College girl attempts suicide after obscene videos go viral

Kendrapara: A college girl allegedly attempted to commit suicide after two obscene videos featuring her and a boy went viral on social media.The victi...