Dialogue not war is need of the hour, says Jayaram Jena, Veteran Sarvodayee
Rayagada, November 24: Maoist leader Umakant, Secretary of to Basadhara-Ghumusar-Nagavali Division has released an audio tape warning anti-people activities of the state govt, BJD leader, MLA Rajib Patra of Baliguda and other Hindu fascist organizations including the Sangh Paivar. He had termed the anti-naxal ambush as unconstitutional. State was suppressing the struggle for rights of adibasis, dalits and other weaker sections of the society and torturing the dangaria kandha tribals of Niyamagiri physically and mentally and killing innocent people of Malkangiri by terming them as Maoists. Govt has failed to curb illiteracy, unemployment, malnutrition and poverty in general in spite of independence for last seventy two years, he said.
Parsali village in Niyamagiri hills, a hotbed of red corridor, had witnessed neatly typed posters by Odisha State CPI(Maoist) on the walls of Gram Panchayat(GP) office, Office of Dangaria Kandha Development Agency(DKDA), trees and other places of the GP headquarter vill age Parsali requestinbg the public to observe “Resistance Week” from December 6 to 12. A call was given to resist communalism in the name of religion, attack on Muslims, Christians, Dalits, Adivasis in the name of “Gorakshya”, yatra of Mohan Bhagawat and Prabin Togadia for the construction of Ram temple by promulgation a special act. Check Modi Govt-Sangh Parivar’s agenda thereby keeping communal harmony in the country and protest the move by the govt to curb reservation for weaker sections of society and attack on journalists, writers, progressive writers, human right defenders, students, etc, the declaration said. The poster also mentioned to protest the Sangh Parivar’s agenda on food, dress, love anti-women stand.
“The ultra left odia words will be hardly understood by the local tribals and may be, the message is for other people of the locality and the district. As Sarvodayees, we also believe in communal harmony, eradication of poverty, illiteracy and malnutrition; but all this through a process of non-violence and peace. We have always given a clarion call to both Maoists and the state to engage in dialogues and not war”, said Sri Jayaram Jena, a septuagenarian Gandhian of Rayagada.
Chatrapur,(Ganjam),21/11/18:In a major development in the Polasara minor girl gang-rape case, Ganjam police on Wednesday nabbed three persons for their alleged involvement in the case.
Acting on the complaint filed by the victim’s family, police launched a manhunt and arrested the trio. The accused persons have been identified as Kalia Patra of Sodak village under Polasara police station, Mohan Topakul of Panchuani village under Sheragada police limits and Siba Kanmur of Sahaspur under Pattapur police limits.
Meanwhile, the rape survivor is undergoing treatment at the MKCG Medical College and Hospital here.
Today in a press meet SP,Ganjam,Brijesh Ray told to scribes that, on Oct 31st in the fateful night, the accused trio barged into the house of the minor girl while the girl asleep at home at Balichai village and abducted her after stealing gold and other valuables from their house. The miscreants later took her to a farmland and took turns to rape her he said.
The family members rushed to the spot on hearing the girl’s scream and rescued her. The victim was initially rushed to the Polasara hospital and later shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Berhampur. In connection the cops had detained eight suspects and released the sketches of other suspects.
Berhampur,(Kodola),19/11/18: A youth (26) was shot dead by some miscreants at Mathasarasinga area under Kodala police limits of Ganjam district last evening. The deceased has been identified as Rajendra Parida, of Village Chhachina.
According to reports, the incident occurred when four miscreants allegedly followed Rajendra when he was at Chhachinha square on Sunday around 7 PM at evening hours.
The miscreants blindly fired around 6/7 rounds from their Pistol at him in public place. To save him himself he was enter into a shop even the miscreants stoned Parida to death.
Soon getting information, Kodala IIC, Sushant Kumar Sethy with his team rush to the spot and sent the body for post mortem to MKCG Hospital, Berhampur.
Police have recovered three rounds of bullets and four empty cartridges three Khoka from the spot, sources.
Initial information suggests from the villagers that the murder was fallout of past enmity or may be political because some of family members of the deceased are in active politics.
According to Sethy, IIC, Kodola, Rajendra worked at a textile mill in Surat and had returned to the village for Dewali celebration.
BERHAMPUR,17/11/18:Salesman along with his lover were arrested by Berhampur Town police on Friday in connection for the alleged murder of his own wife.
Rabindra Behera (48), a resident of Military Lane, had allegedly killed his 45-year-old wife Papina Behera on September 9. Town police IIC Nihar Ranjan Pradhan said Rabindra and Papina were married for 24 years and have three sons.
In a press meet Addl SP,Berhampur,Santanu Dash,told to scribes that differences between the couple started due to financial crisis a few years ago. In the meanwhile, Rabindra developed relationship with Bhanu Dakua, aged 48, a resident of Hillpatna area.In July last year, Rabindra, who worked as a salesman at a cloth shop in the city, left for Hyderabad to pursue better avenues. He had left behind his father Gopal Behera, Papina and elder son Rahul at their Military Lane house.
Further Dash,said,on 6th,2017, the accused threatened Papina with dire consequences over phone. Three days after he talked to his wife, Rabindra returned home and assaulted Papina with a knife, he added.
When interacted with Nihar Ranjan Pradhan,IIC,Berhampur town he said, while Rahul was not at home encasing the opportunity , Gopal tried to resist the attack. By the time, neighbours reached the house and the accused fled from the spot.In connection a complaint was filed by Rahul with the police based on which a case of murder was registered.On Friday when we received information that Rabindra & Bhanu were spotted at Puri by chasing the phone call tracking.
Berhampur,17/11/18:Bulu Kumar Nayak, Health Supervisor, In-Charge V/S Clerk, Khandadeuli Community Health Centre, Rambha, Dist- Ganjam, has been caught red-handed by the officers of Vigilance, Berhampur Division for demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs.3,000from complainant Sri Mayadhar Nahak of Rambha, Ganjam to process the file for issue of birth certificate in favour of his son.
Accordingly, a trap was laid on 17.11.2018 at 11:35 AM. Accused Nayak, Health Supervisor was caught red-handed by the Vigilance officers of Berhampur Division in his office room, while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.3,000/- from complainant Sri Nahak. The bribe money of Rs.3,000/- was recovered from the office table of Sri Nayak, Health Supervisor and seized in presence of witnesses. Both hands wash of Sri Nayak, Health Supervisor gave positive chemical reaction, confirming acceptance and handling of bribe money by him. Residential house of Sri Nayak, Health Supervisor at Rambha is being searched. Sri Nayak, Health Supervisor has been arrested and forwarded to the Court.
Ganjam,13/1/18:The Continuing process of Ganjam Police to control crime in Ganjam today police has crackdown on anti-social elements, and arrested one hardcore dacoit Benu Barik after an encounter near Ramapada forest under Buguda police limits of the district.
Reliable source said, Police received an input that Benu and his associate were moving on a bike towards Ramapada forest early morning today.
In a press release police said, the exchange of fire with accused Benu Barik of Janptna, under Odagaon P .S area. He is involved in a series of crime in Jankia PS area of Khurdha, Odagaon PS area, Buguda P.S area. He was involved in Manittara bank dacoity cases .He had been convicted in Naranpur bank dacoity case of khurdha dist. He had been in parole from Khurdha Jail in Naranpur Bank dacoity case and did not turned up so far. During period he committed another Bank dacoity at Buguda.
A special team of Buguda police followed them and intercepted the criminals near Ramapada forest. Finding cops on the spot, Benu opened fire with a country-made pistol, however, the police retaliated and fired at him.
Benu Barik sustained critical injuries on his left leg and was later admitted to a hospital in Bhanjanagar. His associates managed to fled from police I-Con.
Berhampur,13/11/18:Today Ch. Vanishree, Sr. Draftsman, Planning Section, O/o BDA, Berhampur, Dist.-Ganjam has been caught red-handed by the officers of Vigilance, Berhampur Division for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.12,000/- (Rupees Twelve Thousand) from complainant Anish Baig of Niladri Bihar, Berhampur to process the building plan approval file of his father.
Accordingly, a trap was laid on 13.11.2018 at 12:20 P.M Ch. Vanishree, Sr. Draftsman was caught red-handed by Vigilance Officers, while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.12,000/- from complainant Sri Baig. The bribe money was recovered from the vanity bag of Ch. Vanishree and seized in presence of witnesses. Both hand washes as well as the vanity bag wash of Ch. Vanishree gave positive chemical reaction, confirming acceptance and handling of bribe money by her. Her residential house at Gandhi Nagar, Berhampur is being searched. Ch. Vanishree, Sr. Draftsman has been arrested and will be forwarded to the Court.
Khordha,09/11/18:A joint team of Odisha police and Special Operation Group (SOG) launched a search operation in Gajamundia forest near Deuli village here today after the detention of a suspected Maoist on Thursday.
The police recovered cooking items from the forest during the search operation, which is in progress.
According to reports, the locals had caught one person on suspicion having links with Maoists yesterday. They handed over the suspect to the police.
The accused was identified as Suresh, a resident of Potangi village of Nuapada district.
Sources said that the 20-year-old Suresh was cooking for the ultras in the area in the past two months. He was also providing grocery items to them.
Suresh was caught by the locals while he was purchasing some grocery items yesterday afternoon.
During interrogation, he has reportedly confessed before police about his alleged association with the Maoists.