A 25-year-old woman caretaker of a government-recognised shelter home here was on Wednesday sent to jail after she was booked for allegedly getting private parts of a five-year-old girl singed for bed-wetting by another minor at the shelter.
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable has been arrested for allegedly attempting to outrage the modesty of a 14-year-old girl at CRPF Campus in Chandrayangutta area here, the police said here on Monday.
The Odisha government is still "optimistic" about setting up of Posco's proposed mega steel facility near Paradip at an investment of Rs 52,000 crore even as the South Korean steel major's project is delayed by about a decade.
The Posco Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (PPSS), which is spearheading the anti-Posco movement at the proposed site of Posco's mega steel project in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, on Saturday opposed the socio-economic survey in the affected villages.
With Odisha govt allegedly using force during the last phase of land acquisition for Posco`s mega steel project, residents of the proposed plant site villages, mainly women, are armed with chilli powder to take on cops.
Anti-Posco leader Abhay Sahu was arrested on Saturday in connection with several cases, including a bomb blast in which three people had been killed at the proposed steel plant site in Odisha`s Jagatsinghpur district.
At least 31 people, including women, were booked for protesting in a semi-nude condition against South Korean steel major Posco`s plant in Odisha`s Jagatsinghpur district two days ago, police said Saturday.
Amid tension in proposed Posco plant area where three anti-project activists were killed last night while allegedly making bombs, Odisha government on Sunday resumed land acquisition for the mega steel project.