Crime

Dreaded criminal injured in police firing in Puri

Puri: A dreaded criminal, one of the accused in a firing case, was arrested following an encounter with police at Talabania in Puri town late last night.The criminal, identified as Rashmi Ranjan Panda, sustained bullet injuries on his left leg. He was initially admitted to the district headquarters hospital and later shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.According to sources, a police team launched an operation following a tip-off about Rashmi's movement in the locality late last night. However, he opened fire at the police team and sustained injuries when the cops fired in retaliation.

Notably, one Rakesh Nayak (25) was shot at by four miscreants near Siddha Mahavir Square under Town police limits here last night.

Youth beats elder brother to death over family feud in Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: A youth beat his elder brother to death over a family feud at Kerandi village under Papadahandi block in Nabarangpur district last night....

Man beats younger brother to death over family dispute

Sambalpur: A man allegedly beat his younger brother to death in Kurmimunda village under Mahulipali police limits in Kuchinda of Sambalpur district on...

Prime accused in murder of BJP supporter held

Ganjam: Police on Thursday arrested the prime accused involved in the murder of a BJP supporter, Santosh Pati, at Kadalijhola village under Sorada pol...

Hyderabad dance teacher to students, case registered

Hyderabad: A 21-year-old woman has filed a complaint stating her drama academy teacher asked students to remove clothes, the police said on Wednesday....