School slash:  A 6th standard student of a government-run primary school under Mahakalpada police station jurisdiction in Kendrapara district slashed a senior girl student with shaving blade inflicting wounds on her. The incident occurred in Agni Kumari upper primary school in Badiha village. The victim girl studying 8th standard was allegedly teasing the junior student. As a result, he committed the act in sudden provocation. Sashi Bhusan Pattnaik, headmaster of the school said “the incident occurred yesterday. The nature of injury sustained by the girl is minor in nature”.          No FIR has been lodged in this connection.
Dacoits arrested: A dacoit gang that was creating a panic in the ghat road on the national highway between Pottangi  and Sunki in Koraput district has been nabbed by Koraput district police today . Police had recovered four motorbikes , 15 mobile phones and huge quantity of stolen goods including gold ornaments  from the gang. These robbers were from Boipariguda  and Jeypore block areas , said the sub-divisional police officer V.R.Rao
Snake bite: A 14-year-old girl died of snake bite in Tarapada village under Mahakalpada police station jurisdiction in Kendrapara district. A venomous snake bit the victim while she was asleep. She died on the way to hospital, police said.