JAJPUR

  • Odisha: Police force boys, girls to kneel down at police station March 2, 2013

    Cuttack: Holding preliminary hearings on a PIL alleging human rights violation by Odisha police who forced three girls and as many boys to kneel down at a police station, the High Court on Friday issued notices to the government asking it to file reply within four weeks. The Jajpur district...
  • Odisha: 24yearold woman gangraped, ornaments looted December 21, 2012

    Jajpur: A 24yearold woman was allegedly gangraped and her gold ornaments looted by three youths after they forcibly took her to a forest in Keonjhar district of Odisha, police said on Friday. The three were arrested on Thursday from their villages in Keonjhar district in connection with the incident that...
  • Odisha: Woman allegedly axed to death by husband November 20, 2012

    Jajpur: A 40yearold woman was axed to death allegedly by her husband at Sundarpur Harijan Sahi, about 45 km from Jajpur, on Tuesday evening police said. The incident took place at their home in presence of the three children. Domestic quarrel over some petty issue lead to altercation between the...
  • Odisha: Mother sells 17monthold boy for mobile October 3, 2012

    Jajpur: Investigation into the sale of a baby boy by his mother in Odisha's Jajpur district has revealed curious details the money was used to buy a mobile phone and a pair of jeans among other things. "Rakhi Patra of Mundamala village who sold her 17monthold son for Rs 5000...
  • Woman sells off son to release jailed husband September 25, 2012

    Jajpur: In a desperate bid to arrange money to get her husband released from jail, a woman in Odisha's Jajpur district has allegedly sold off her 17monthold son for Rs 5,000, police said on Monday. Rakhi Patra (20) of Mundamal village under Jajpur Road police station...
  • Free service surgeons botch up February 9, 2007

    Jajpur, Orissa: A little girl goes to a free medical camp with hope that doctors will fix her polioafflicted right hand. The doctors operate upon her healthy right leg and say that they made no mistake. Laxmipriya Ghadei, 10, is traumatised after the botched surgery and her parents allege doctors are...