Paralakhemundi

Odisha forest official death: DFO, cook undergo lie-detector test

Though details of the test are yet to be known, reports of alleged mismatch of statements of the DFO and cook have surfaced.

published on : 19th September 2021

ACF death: DFO quizzed, may undergo polygraph test

On Friday, a viral video of the DFO with doctors at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) in presence of Paralakhemundi tehsildar went viral on social media and put the scanner back on him.

published on : 22nd August 2021

New video clip brings Odisha DFO under scanner

Though the date of footage is yet to be ascertained, it is believed that the video was shot when the dying statement of ACF Soumya was being recorded at the hospital.

published on : 21st August 2021

Crime Branch takes over probe into forest officer's death in Odisha

Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra had allegedly poured kerosene and set himself ablaze in his quarters on July 12.

published on : 15th August 2021

ACF death case: Autopsy report out, cops still in dark

The autopsy report, which was sent to Paralakhemundi police on Monday, stated that Soumya died due to 95 per cent burn injuries which have been described as ante mortem in nature.

published on : 27th July 2021

Odisha: Clueless cops wait for autopsy report to crack ACF death case

DIG Southern Range Satya Brata Bhoi said, the ACF’s postmortem report from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack and the forensic team’s report soon is expected.

published on : 26th July 2021

Amid police flip flops, death mystery of Odisha's Paralakhemundi forest official remains unsolved

A day after giving a ‘clean chit’ to the divisional forest officer, Gajapati SP Tapan Patnaik made a U-turn and said on Saturday that investigation into the case is underway from all angles.

published on : 25th July 2021