Daily Archives: January 19, 2020

Two Students drowned in Debjharan Waterfall

Two students drowned in Debjharan waterfall in Sambalpur.
In a shocking incident, at least two students of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) met watery grave waterfall near here on Saturday.

The deceased have been identified as Soumya Ranjan Beuria and Abhijit Samal. Both are 3rd  year Computer Science student of the institute.



Debjharan Waterfall

Debjharan Waterfall

As per the report, a group of 40 students had been to Debjharan waterfall for a picnic today morning when the mishap took place. While taking a bath in the waterfall, Abhijit went into the deep water and got swept away. In a bid to save him Soumya Ranjan jumped into the water and drowned.

Getting intimation, fire services personnel and local divers reached the spot and fished out the bodies of the victims from the water later.

The bodies have been rushed to the hospital for autopsy and an investigation into the mishap is currently underway.

Missing woman found buried, husband arrested

Missing woman found buried, husband arrestedBody of a woman missing for over two weeks was found buried 5 km away from her house at Sakhipara under Dhanupali police limits, Sambalpur on Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as Arati Debi (19), the wife of Kunal Singh, a native of Bihar. Kunal Singh is staying with family at Sakhipara for the last few years and he is an auto-rickshaw driver by profession. It had been a year that Arati was married to Kunal.

On January 1, Kunal had informed Arati’s father that she had gone missing and also lodged a complaint in this regard at Dhanupali Police Station on January 3. However, when he and his family members did not receive the calls of Arati’s parents, they arrived in Sambalpur on January 7 but found Kunal’s house locked.

After neighbours informed that the house is locked for the last two days, Arati’s family members reported the matter to police following which the house was opened in presence of a magistrate. Arati’s family members also complained that Kunal has an affair with another girl.

During course of the investigation, police detained Kunal who confessed that he and Arati got into an argument on December 31 last year, which culminated in her murder and burial of her body. Meanwhile, Arati’s body has been sent for post-mortem and Kunal arrested.