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Commissionerate Police forms HER to deal with Road Romeos with iron hand 
Commissionerate Police forms HER to deal with Road Romeos with iron hand 

The Commissionerate Police has formed a 14-member Highly Efficient Response (HER) team to deal Road Romeos with iron hand.

Odisha BBM student arrested on charges of duping investors 
Odisha BBM student arrested on charges of duping investors 

The accused has been identified as Atmajyoti Nayak, a BBM student from the Airfield Police Station area. He was arrested by the special crime unit of the Commissionerate Police. 

17 girls 'tortured on pretext of job' rescued in Odisha; Mass Education Minister orders probe 
17 girls 'tortured on pretext of job' rescued in Odisha; Mass Education Minister orders probe 

The rescued girls were allegedly being tortured at Kalinga Associates, a private company in Baripada.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Over 8 Naxalites killed, weapons seized in Chhattisgarh clash
29 Naxals killed in encounter with security personnel in Chhattisgarh; 3 jawans hurt

Three security personnel suffered injuries in the fierce gun-battle and a large quantity of weapons was also recovered from the spot, they said.

  • Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Rs 15-crore cryptocurrency fraud: Odisha EOW arrests kingpins
Rs 15-crore cryptocurrency fraud: Odisha EOW arrests kingpins

EOW SP, Dillip Tripathy said, “Fraudsters like Ved Praksh have been tricking people into investing in cryptocurrency. They called people to meetings at hotels and swindled crores of rupees from them in Puri, Bhubaneswar, Bargarh, Sambalpur and Jharsuguda.”

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K. Kavitha sent to judicial custody till April 23 in excise policy case being probed by CBI

Judge Baweja had also dismissed an application filed by Kavitha seeking rejection of CBI's request to seek her remand.

  • Monday, 15 April 2024
Bhubaneswar Padmakesharipur violence: Family attacked over loan; two arrested 
Bhubaneswar Padmakesharipur violence: Family attacked over loan; two arrested 

The money lender is presently asking the impoverished family in Padmakesharipur village to pay Rs 15 lakh more. 

Commissionerate Police busts inter-state robber gang; 3 arrested, over 1 kg gold, 1.5 kg silver orna
Commissionerate Police busts inter-state robber gang; 3 arrested, over 1 kg gold, 1.5 kg silver ornaments seized

A special squad of the Commissionerate Police seized over 1 kg gold, 1.5 kg silver ornaments and Rs 4 lakh cash from their possession. 

Burglary incidents rising in Bhubaneswar
Safe or unsafe Bhubaneswar? 34 flats targeted in last 6 months; gold ornaments over Rs 10 lakh looted today

Serial burglary incidents have now become a regular feature in Bhubaneswar, thereby creating fear in the minds of the residents of the Capital city. As per reports, as many as 34 flats in 14 apartments in Bhubaneswar have been burgled in the last six months.

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EOW arrests MI captain Hardik Pandya's stepbrother on charges of cheating

Vaibhav allegedly diverted around Rs 4.3 crore from the partnership firm, causing a loss to Hardik Pandya and his brother Krunal Pandya

  • Thursday, 11 April 2024
Wildlife smuggling kingpin identified, efforts on to nab him: Odisha Official 
Wildlife smuggling kingpin identified, efforts on to nab him: Odisha Official 

The forest department has started chalking out plans to arrest kingpin of the racket involved in smuggling of wild animals' body parts.

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
Bhubaneswar shopkeeper brutally attacked; police hunt on for accused 
Bhubaneswar shopkeeper brutally attacked; police hunt on for accused 

A shopkeeper was allegedly attacked by some youths near Jagannath temple at Baramunda under Khandagiri Police limits after he reportedly denied them credit. The whole incident was captured on CCTV cameras and the footage has been accessed by OTV.

Woman’s body found on Daya river bed in Bhubaneswar, three detained 
Woman’s body found on Daya river bed in Bhubaneswar, three detained 

Dhauli police recovered the body from the Daya River bed, sent it to Capital Hospital for post-mortem and launched a probe.

Telangana conman arrested in Odisha for duping girls on Instagram 
Telangana conman arrested in Odisha for duping girls on Instagram 

The accused has been identified as Kadam Sadashiv, a resident of Telangana. He allegedly posed himself as an RPF official on his Instagram account and managed to establish romantic relationships with some girls. Later the accused allegedly tricked the gullible girls into paying him handsomely.  

Bengaluru shocker! Angry over work pressure, 2 employees hire goons to kill senior colleague
Bengaluru shocker! Angry over work pressure, 2 employees hire goons to kill senior colleague

Later, the goons flee after Suresh fell unconscious, presuming him to be dead. Based on the viral video, police arrested five people while Suresh has been undergoing treatment.

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