Convict Budhuni Minz, a former sub-inspector of Mahila police station in Rourkela, is presently posted at the office of Superintendent of Police, Keonjhar.
A youth, working at Blue Orchid Kalyan Mandap in Patia under Infocity Police limits in Bhubaneswar, was found hanging in a room on Saturday morning
The accused duo had been selling each SIM card for prices ranging from Rs 50,000 to 1 lakh to prospective buyers.
The conviction for cases of human trafficking was recorded at 0 in seven states, while the highest conviction rate of such cases was reported from Tamil Nadu at 66 per cent followed by Delhi at 40 per cent.
DFO Sangram Behera, one of the accused in the sensational death of ACF Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra, underwent the polygraph test for over three hours at the State Forensic Science Laboratory in Bhubaneswar.
The five contractual DRDO employees, arrested on charges of leaking sensitive information to foreign agents, were remanded to the Crime Branch custody for seven days by a court on Saturday.
As the investigation into the sensational case concerning national security intensifies, the illegal Bangladeshi Immigrants and infiltrators crammed in the Abdul Kalam Island in neighbouring Bhadrak district have come under the scanner. The little island is plagued with several issues primarily arising out of these ‘personae non grata’.
Police suspect that Chaityanya Pujari, a resident of Pangurumila Village under Baliguda block had been killed by his own father Bhaskar Pujari who was peeved at the former’s addiction to alcohol and substance abuse which created trouble in the entire family. Bhaskar had allegedly buried the body in the forest.
Initially a case was registered in connection with the fraud at Bharatpur Police in Bhubaneswar on the basis of a complaint filed by K.G. Sree Charan, Director of Varushapriya Agrotech Pvt. Ltd, a Bangalore-based firm.
A two-member NIA team reached Balasore to find out if any mastermind is involved behind the spy ring of which five contractual as well as permanent staff of Integrated Test Range (ITR) have been arrested so far.
The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh's plea challenging two probes launched against him by the Maharashtra government.
The 19-year-old victim, identified as Karuna Bhoi, has sustained serious injuries in the violent sexual attack
Kabita Mathan, an Anganwadi worker of Koradakanta centre in Bhubaneswar, was arrested by the Vigilance sleuths along with her husband after she was found in possession of disproportionate assets.
A four-member team of the Odisha Crime Branch headed by Additional SP Prasant Kumar Bisoyi left for Balasore to take charge of the investigation.
It all happened last night when the youth, identified as Dharmendra Swain of Bainsia village, was taken to the Town Police station for questioning on suspicion.
Patra had demanded Rs 20,000 from the complainant on the pretext of appointing him as a ladder man with the office of SDO electrical TPSODL.
The four arrested contractual employees at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Chandipur in Odisha's Balasore district, who were leaking secret information to the Pakistani agents, are reportedly honey-trapped
Intelligence reports stated the four accused received international calls mostly from Pakistan-Rajasthan border areas and passed secret information to foreign agents.
Dubashi Sankar, a member of the Andhra-Odisha Special Zonal Committee of CPI (Maoist), was involved in a series of violent attacks on security forces and killing of civilians in Koraput, Malkangiri and Visakhapatnam.
Based on the findings of the Call Detail Record, tower dump analysis, and interrogation of the accused persons with the help of the scientific team, Panikoili Police managed to crack the case.
Acting on a tip-off, the STF raided Rasulgarh area and seized the contraband along with other incriminating materials from the two traders hailing from North 24 Pargana in West Bengal.
Simultaneous searches are being carried out by the officers of the anti-corruption agency at six different properties associated with Mathan. The sleuths have raided Mathan's maternal property in Pattamundai as well as her in-laws' house in Jagatsinghpur's Balikuda.
They confirmed that the dummy candidates were also helped financially from time to time so that their faith in the gang remained intact.
Four teams comprising two DSPs, five inspectors and other staff of Odisha Vigilance carried out the raids at five places in Bhadrak and Balasore district.
The gram panchayat gave the task of catching and sterilising stray dogs within panchayat limits to private contractors. It was proposed in the meeting and the emolument rate was fixed for the exercise.