Manas Swain

Manas Swain murder: CB-CID names ex-Odisha Information Officer Niranjan Sethi named in chargesheet

Manas’ father Panchanan Swain had lodged a complaint in Chandbali police station alleging his son was kidnapped on February 7.

published on : 9th July 2022

Manas was tortured after he failed to recover file from Sarmistha’s computer: CB

Manas, a native of Nayagarh district, told them that he can recover a deleted file from Sarmistha’s computer.

published on : 4th April 2022

Niranjan helped Sarmistha flee after Manas’ murder: CB

On the day, the officers took Sarmistha and Niranjan to Sampurna office near Sundarpada here.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Cameraman Manas Swain murder: Niranjan provided assistance to Sarmistha to flee, says Odisha Crime Branch

The Crime Branch officers said Sarmistha, editor of Bhubaneswar based web-channel Sampurna, had visited Niranjan's house in Prasanti Vihar area of the City on March 8.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Manas murder: CB recreates crime scene, memory chip still missing

The investigating agency, however, has not been able to recover the memory chip that Manas was in possession of.

published on : 2nd April 2022

CB recovers evidence in Manas murder case

The Crime Branch on Thursday recovered evidence related to cameraman Manas Swain’s murder.

published on : 1st April 2022

Crime Branch  mum on motive behind Manas’ murder

Sarmistha, the editor of Bhubaneswar based web-channel Sampurna, and  her associate Jhuna revealed before the investigators that to evade arrest they frequently changed their locations.

published on : 31st March 2022

Manas murder mastermind Sarmistha held

Manas worked as a cameraman with Sarmistha’s web channel for about six months but quit the job in January after a fall-out with her. 

published on : 29th March 2022

Prime accused in murder of cameraman Manas Swain nabbed after evading cops for 45 days

Police said initial investigation suggests Manas was murdered as he was in possession of a memory chip having some sensitive content related to a few high profile people

published on : 28th March 2022

Manas Swain murder case: Found Manas’ letters in ashram, says caretaker

Manas had also mentioned that they snatched his camera, mobile phone and Rs 4,000 from him.

published on : 26th March 2022

Manas Swain murder: Sarmistha hid at in-laws place in Kaliapani

Shantilata Bal, mother-in-law of Sarmistha, told mediapersons on Wednesday that the accused had showed up all of a sudden at her home on March 7 night.

published on : 24th March 2022

Odisha: Crime Branch takes over probe into Manas Swain murder case

The Crime Branch has taken over the investigation into the murder of Nayagarh-based cameraman Manas Swain even as the case continues to grow murkier by the day.

published on : 24th March 2022

Manas Swain murder: Accreditation to ‘Sampurna’ yet to be probed

Niranjan was arrested on Monday for his alleged involvement in Swain’s murder.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Odisha: Cameraman Manas’ murder lands ministers in fresh trouble

Stating that they killed her husband in fear that the truth will come out, Jamuna demanded their arrest.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Odisha: Former public relations official to Governor, CM held in cameraman murder case, sordid details emerge

Niranjan Sethi had last month retired as Director (Technical) of Information and Public Relations department.

published on : 22nd March 2022

An ex-Odisha Information Service official held for the murder of a cameraman

Sethy had last month retired from the I & PR Department.

published on : 21st March 2022