A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 55-year-old widow in the town about 12 days ago, police said on Monday.
In a case of dishonour killing, a 20-year-old girl and her 22-year-old boyfriend were killed allegedly by her brothers here on Sunday just hours before she was to be married off to the man chosen by her family.
A senior police officer of a police station in Odisha`s Kendrapara district has been accused of sending lewd SMS to a woman staff.
A school student, missing for the past one month, is suspected to have been kidnapped in the Maoist-hit Kandhamal district, police said on Tuesday.
Five persons, including a woman teacher and her father, were arrested in Odisha`s Kandhamal district on Monday on charges of forging their caste certificates and getting government benefits.
The body of a four-year-old boy, suspected to have been killed by two persons practicising black magic, was found on Monday in Odisha`s Khurda district.
A 27-year-old tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped and deserted in a vegetable garden at Kuamada village in Banki police station area of Cuttack district on Sunday, police said.
A man in Odisha was arrested for assaulting his wife because she served him a cup of tea that wasn`t warm enough, police said.
A 33-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly by her husband, who "appeared to be mentally unstable”, at Jamadhar village in Kendrapara district, the police said.
A minor girl was allegedly raped in Narendrapur village, about 10 km from here, under Kendrapara rural police station jurisdiction, police said on Monday.
Two brothers were sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment for murdering their maternal uncle in Balasore district of Odisha two years ago.
A 50-year-old man allegedly hacked to death his spouse in an inebriated state at Dutiala village in the outskirts of Kendrapara Township in Odisha, police said on Sunday.
Two persons were arrested, wanted in criminal cases, were arrested in Ganjam district of Odisha, police said Monday.
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