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Dowry Harassment Case Lodged Against Former Khurda MLA

Khurda: A dowry harassment case has been lodged against former Khurda MLA Jitu Mitra at the Town police station.Mitra's daughter-in-law has reportedly lodged the complaint alleging that she was harassed for dowry. Names of Mitra's wife, daughter and younger son are also mentioned in the complaint.Mitra's eldest son, who had married the girl last year, is reportedly working abroad.'Mitra's daughter-in-law came to the police station with her baby on September 15 and lodged an FIR against the family members (her in-laws). As per her statement, a case has been registered under section 498 of IPC,' said Khurda SP Dipti Ranjan Ray.Notice has been issued to the victim's in-laws, the SP added.
 

Class 10 Girl Gang-Raped In Odisha

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First session of 16th Odisha Assembly begins

Bhubaneswar: The first session of 16th Odisha Assembly began today with the customary address to the House by Governor Ganeshi Lal.The session started...

Rourkela Police busts cricket betting racket, 2 bookies held

Rourkela: The Rourkela Plant Site Police have busted a cricket betting racket and arrested two bookies from Daily market area in the town late last ni...

Senior lawyer Ashok Parija is new Advocate General of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Senior lawyer of Orissa High Court Ashok Parija was on Monday appointed as the Advocate General (AG) of Odisha.Parija, former Chairman of...