Press Esc to close
Saturday 22 November 2014
News updated at 7:10 PM IST
Weather
Max: 28°C
Min : 18°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

'Start judicial probe into Odisha encounter'

BHUBANESWAR, NOV 15, 2012, DHNS:

Describing the Wednesday’s gunbattle between the police and Maoists at Mohana in Odisha’s Gajapati district as a “fake encounter”, activists have strongly demanded a judicial probe into the incident.

“There should be a judicial probe into this fake police encounter and persons responsible for the incident should be punished,” said activist Prafulla Samantaray.

They (the activists) have also demanded financial compensation for the family members of those who were killed in the gun battle.


The police had shot dead five Maoists during the encounter and all of them were identified as residents of Kandhamal district. The killed red rebels were members Odisha Maoists’ Party(OMP), a newly floated Maoist outfit headed by Sabyasachi Panda, the most wanted Maoist leader in Odisha.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Elderly women take part in Tug-of War during annual month long sports competition...

Elderly women take part in Tug-of War during annual month long sports competition...

A tigress in a playfull mood at the Maharajbag Zoo in Nagpur, Maharashtra...

A tigress in a playfull mood at the Maharajbag Zoo in Nagpur, Maharashtra...

Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircrafts make a formation in the shape...

Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircrafts make a formation in the shape...

Players during the 3rd day of IBSF World Snooker Championship in Bengaluru...

Players during the 3rd day of IBSF World Snooker Championship in Bengaluru...

Interim President, BCCI Shivlal Yadav felicitates Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma at the BCCI...

Interim President, BCCI Shivlal Yadav felicitates Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma at the BCCI...

Migratory birds arrive to make nest at tree at Islampur in Birbhum district of West Bengal...

Migratory birds arrive to make nest at tree at Islampur in Birbhum district of West Bengal...

Decommissioned warship, INS Vikrant being wrecked at Darukhana ship breaking yard in Mumbai...

Decommissioned warship, INS Vikrant being wrecked at Darukhana ship breaking yard in Mumbai...

Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters make a formation during a parade for presentation...

Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters make a formation during a parade for presentation...

Indian Coast Guard launching Interceptor Boat c-416 at Hazira, Surat...

Indian Coast Guard launching Interceptor Boat c-416 at Hazira, Surat...

Arun Jaitley with Mega actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth...

Arun Jaitley with Mega actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523