Odisha Crimes

Odisha records one of the highest numbers of crimes against women, children 

Incidents of sexual harassment and offences against children significantly increased during Covid induced lockdown/shutdown last year too.

published on : 16th September 2021

Rise in rapes, dowry deaths in Odisha during pandemic

Compared to 2019, rape, dowry torture and sexual harassment cases spiked in Odisha in 2020 and continue to do so even this year.

published on : 7th September 2021

Extra-marital affair leads to photographer’s murder in Odisha

Rajkumar used to visit Simanchal’s house regularly and subsequently, developed a relationship with his wife.

published on : 6th September 2021

Girl found dead in Bhubaneswar, suicide suspected

Her parents said that she was upset over her performance in JEE (Main) 3rd session examination held last month. 

published on : 21st August 2021

Man accused of throwing acid at wife in Odisha's Dhauli

Police said the woman had not sustained major injuries and they are verifying whether Rout threw acid or any other substance on her.

published on : 13th August 2021

Teacher held for sodomising 10-yr-old boy in Odisha

Dharmasala IIC Saroj Sahoo said medical examination of both the accused and the victim was conducted. The accused was produced in court and remanded to jail.

published on : 12th August 2021

Sorcery suspicion: Woman, daughter beaten in Odisha

The culprits tied the two women with ropes and threatened to kill them if they didn’t leave the village within a day. 

published on : 12th August 2021

Counterfeit notes worth Rs 13.85 lakh seized, six arrested in Odisha

Apart from the fake notes, a vehicle, mobile phones, bundles of paper, printer, stamps and other stationery items used for printing counterfeit currency were seized from the accused. 

published on : 9th August 2021

Special wing to probe crime against women, children in Odisha

It will be headed by an IG-rank officer, have State-wide jurisdiction

published on : 5th August 2021

Couple kills youth in house in Odisha

A couple allegedly murdered a 24-year-old youth in their house at Hariom Nagar within Dhanupali police limits here on Monday night.

published on : 28th July 2021

Girl found dead in Odisha's Angul; family alleges rape, murder

Irate villagers blocked Angul-Mahidharpur road for three hours demanding immediate arrest of the culprits. 

published on : 25th July 2021

Odisha youth brands minor girl with hot iron for rejecting marriage proposal, arrested 

The accused was identified as Debendra Kumar Jena of Atira village. Police said Debendra was in a one-sided love relation with the 17-year-old victim of the village.

published on : 17th April 2021