A man who had returned from the UK to Bhubaneswar was found positive for the COVID-19 on Wednesday evening, as stated by BMC. The 34-years-old man who recently came from the UK has mild flu-like symptoms and is shifted to the Government-sponsored COVID hospital. The contact tracing was completed as per the Government guidelines.
Man Dies in an Elephant Attack in Dhenkanal
A man in Kandarsinha Village in Dhenkanal was attacked by an elephant on Thursday while his son escaped unhurt. As per the source, the name of the deceased was Niranjan Swain, and reportedly, while returning home with his son, they came face to face with an elephant. The elephant picked up Niranjan with his truck and threw him on the ground.
Undertrial Prisoner Dies in Jharpada Special Jail
An undertrial prisoner died in the special jail of Jharpada on Thursday. The deceased was identified as the proprietor of Solar Inn Hotel. The Kharvel Nagar police arrested him for cheating an amount of 10 Lakhs. The reason behind his death was not apparent, as mentioned by law.
Executive Engineer from Rayagada under Vigilance Scanner
The detective of Odisha Vigilance Division, Berhampur, today accused a senior engineer of the State Works Department on the charges of possessing disproportionate assets against his known income sources. As per the sources, till the filing of the report, the house searches were continuing at the officer’s residential area.
Truck Hits Bike in Khurda, Two Killed, Three Injured
Two persons were killed and three were left injured after a speeding truck hit a bike at highway no. 16 under Khurda Sadar police limits. As per the sources, the deceased were travelling from Bhubaneswar to Berhampur. The injured are shifted to the district headquarter hospital immediately.
Odisha Government Approves Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy’s Retirement
The Odisha Government has approved the retirement of the Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy, from the General Administration and PG department. As per the sources, Mr Tripathy is allowed to retire from the government service with effect from December 31, 2020. Mr Tripathy is the 12th Chief Secretary working with the CM, from 2000.
Maoist Killed Villager from the Andhra-Odisha Border Suspecting Him to be a Police Informer
Today in a village on the Andhra-Odisha border, an innocent villager was mercilessly murdered as he was suspected to be a police informer. The deceased has been identified as belonging to adjoining Andhra Pradesh. As per the reports, the victim was dragged from his house by the ultras. They allegedly tied up hands and legs before hacking him to death on Chintaluru village’s outskirts.