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Monday , April 9 , 2012
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Odisha Diary

Man kills wife, hurts mother-in-law

Angul: A man has shot dead his 25-year-old wife and injured his mother-in-law at Talcher on Saturday night. Sources said a family dispute was the reason behind the crime. Police found the body of Chuni Behera, wife of Ratnakar Behera, lying in a pool of blood. Police also seized a pistol and some live cartridges. Tuni Behera, the injured mother-in-law, was rushed to SCB Medical College and Hospital at Cuttack. Ratnakar is absconding.

One dead

Berhampur: Tension gripped Karapalli on the Berhampur-Gopalpur road on Sunday after the headless body of G. Bhagirathi Reddy, a BJD worker, was found by local residents. The villagers blocked the road for two hours demanding immediate arrest of the culprits. Sources said Reddy, a BJD worker for the past 10 years, had been missing since Friday night. Police are investigating the case.

Road mishap

BHUBANESWAR: Three persons died and five others were injured in a road accident near Amantpur near Angul early on Sunday morning. The accident took place when an ambulance coming from Burla hit a truck on the road. Two people died on the spot while another died at the district headquarters hospital. The injured are being treated at the same hospital.

Riot victims

BHUBANESWAR: At least two people were killed and three others were injured in a group clash at Chanutamal village in Balangir on Sunday. Sources said the clash took place over the tender of a cashew field in the village. Police is yet to make arrests in this connection.

Twin deaths

Rourkela: A man and a woman were run over by train in Sundergarh district on Saturday and Sunday. While one Anita Jaiswal, 21, of Santoshpur village allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a running train on Sunday, the body of Arjun Mahato of Mahipani near Birsa, was found on the railway tracks on Saturday. Sources said that suicide of Anita is related to a love affair.


Bhubaneswar: At least five persons were injured in a clash between workers and supporters of a contractor near Gopalpur panchayat in Tirtol police limits on Saturday. The clash took place when a group of job card holders opposed a contractor for using machines under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. The workers alleged irregularities in the execution of the central scheme in the block. Police have initiated an inquiry after receiving two FIRs from both sides.