604 minor rape cases reported in Odisha in six months

Bhubaneswar: Despite stringent laws and awareness campaigns, as many as 604 minor rape cases have been reported in Odisha in the first six months of this year, giving an indication of continuing atrocities against women in the State. In 2018, 1,430 cases of sexual assault against minor girls have been registered in the State. “Between […]

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1.07 lakh cognizable offences recorded in 2018 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: According to a White Paper presented by the Home Department in the State Assembly on Saturday, as many as 1,07,408 cognizable offences were registered in 2018 and charge-sheets were filed in 69,341 cases. In 2017, the figure of registered cognizable offences was 1, 03, 866. Thus, 3,542 more offences were registered in 2018 compared […]

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