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Viral Criminal Gang Video: KBN Group Leader Arrested In Bhubaneswar
Viral Criminal Gang Video: KBN Group Leader Arrested In Bhubaneswar

The gang’s activities had come to light after the videos of its members openly displaying sharp weapons in the streets and terrorizing citizens went viral on various social media platforms some months ago.

  • Friday, 28 January 2022
  • Odisha
Puja Performed By Looters
‘Faithful’ Looters Make ‘Rasagola’ Offerings Before And After Heist In Bhubaneswar

A notorious criminal gang, which was involved in looting cash from several shops in Bhubaneswar, reportedly performed Puja and offer Rasagola to a deity for a successful strike and repeat the ritual after the heist.

Police Commissioner Saumendra Priyadarshi
Gang On Loot Spree By Posing As Customers In Bhubaneswar Busted, 4 Arrested

All the accused are residents of West Bengal and they were staying at a lodge near Ashok Nagar in Bhubaneswar and operating...

Puri Minor Girl Rape
‘Red Flag’ Tag For Puri Minor Girl Rape Case, Accused Arrested

The accused, identified as Mahesh Mohanty, was nabbed from Kurki area near Pipili on the outskirts of Puri on Wednesday following all out searches conducted by the Town police

Shop Loot
‘Horlicks Looters’ On The Prowl In Bhubaneswar, Heist Plan Leaves Shopkeepers Stunned

A gang of seasoned shoplifters cleaned up the cash box at a grocery shop at Jayakishan Market in Unit-3 area of Bhubaneswar in a unique way that took everyone by surprise.

Ex-Bank Manager Among 3 Arrested For Rs 3.5 Cr PNB Loan Fraud In Bhubaneswar 
Ex-Bank Manager Among 3 Arrested For Rs 3.5 Cr PNB Loan Fraud In Bhubaneswar 

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Police said the accused persons had also adopted similar modus operandi earlier in sanctioning loan of Rs 2.5 crore to a firm against mortgage of forged land documents and by impersonating the mortgagers. 

Mother Hacked To Death By Son
Granddaughter-In-Law Of Kanika King Hacked To Death By Son In Odisha’s Cuttack

The mother and the son got into heated arguments following which the accused allegedly hacked her with a sharp edged weapon in a feat of rage

Self-Styled Godman Held In Odisha’s Mayurbhanj For Raping Minor Divyang Girl, Panchayat Under Scanne
Self-Styled Godman Held In Odisha’s Mayurbhanj For Raping Minor Divyang Girl, Panchayat Under Scanner

The Panchayat called a meeting, which was attended by 25-30 other villagers, where it was decided to settle the matter between the survivor’s family and the accused. At the meeting, the accused was imposed a penalty of Rs 90, 000 which was to be paid to the survivor’s family.

5-YO Raped In Puri; Back To Back Minor Girl Rape Cases Rock Pilgrim Town In Last 2 Days  
5-YO Raped In Puri; Back To Back Minor Girl Rape Cases Rock Pilgrim Town In Last 2 Days  

Once in the house, the accused neighbour started playing blindfold game with the little girl and perpetrated the heinous crime when the unsuspecting little girl was busy playing, her mother told the police.

Focus On Nayagarh Following STF Seizure Of 3.1 Kg Brown Sugar, Pistols & Rs 65L Cash
Focus On Nayagarh Following STF Seizure Of 3.1 Kg Brown Sugar, Pistols & Rs 65L Cash

It was more of an intelligence based operation. After we get reliable inputs, we conduct the raid. It is always a cat and mouse game, said Crime Branch Additional DG Sanjeeb Panda.

IEDs
Security Forces Foil Maoist Bid To Disrupt R-Day, 7 IEDs Recovered From Odisha's Malkangiri

Ahead of the Republic Day celebration, security personnel on Monday seized and defused a huge cache of explosives from the Swabhiman Anchal designated area in Odisha's Malkangiri.

Rise In Cyber Fraud: Commissionerate Police Warns Against Downloading Untrustworthy Mobile Apps
Rise In Cyber Fraud: Commissionerate Police Warns Against Downloading Untrustworthy Mobile Apps

The number of unified payments interface (UPI) frauds have witnessed a surge in recent days and the Commissionerate Police have received more than 100 such reports so far in the month of January 2022 alone

Major Drug Bust
Major Drug Bust In Odisha: 3 Kg Plus Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 4 Crore, Rs 60L Seized In Nayagarh

Along with the drugs and cash, as many as three pistols and some live bullets were also seized from the house

Bolangir Police Round Up Criminal Gang Near Nepal Border; Recover Rs 30L Worth Stolen Mobile Phones
Bolangir Police Round Up Criminal Gang Near Nepal Border; Recover Rs 30L

Technical surveillance once again proved to be the deciding factor in the detection of the complex case.The Police recovered 113 mobile phones which they had allegedly stolen from a mobile store on January 14/15 from the looters.

Puri Shocker! 5-Year-Old Girl Raped, Hunt On For Absconding Accused
Puri Shocker! 5-Year-Old Girl Raped, Hunt On For Absconding Accused

The accused, stated to be an acquaintance to the family of the victim, reportedly took the girl, while she was playing near her house, to the rooftop of a house and raped her at around 11 am yesterday (January 23). 

Man Held For Molesting JNU Scholar In Campus
Man Held For Molesting JNU Scholar In Campus

The DCP further said on the day of the incident, before coming to the JNU campus, the accused drank alcohol with his shop owner because he had a fight with his wife.

Fetal Sex Determination In Cuttack: Ultrasound Machine Procured From Ranchi, Say Police
Fetal Sex Determination In Cuttack: Ultrasound Machine Procured From Ranchi, Say Police

According to sources, the fifth accused, one Manas Ranjan Panda had supplied the ultrasonography machine to the Alfa Healthcare Clinic which was running without registration for the last six months at Kathagola Sahi and determining pre-natal sex.

  • Sunday, 23 January 2022
  • Odisha
Unsafe Bhubaneswar: Miscreants Loot Gold & Silver Ornaments Worth Rs 12 Lakh From Jeweller
Unsafe Bhubaneswar: Miscreants Loot Gold & Silver Ornaments Worth Rs 12 Lakh From Jeweller

From the CCTV footage, it has been ascertained that two miscreants fled the spot in a two-wheeler after committing the crime. Following the incident, a complaint in connection with the loot has been registered at Laxmisagar police station.

Two Girl Students Fall Prey To Job Scam In Odisha
Two Girl Students Fall Prey To Job Scam In Odisha

The company somehow convinced the duo to send the money via PhonePay to help process their job applications early.

Odisha Police ASI Accused Of Misbehaving With Man Inside PS; IIC Refutes Charge
Odisha Police ASI Accused Of Misbehaving With Man Inside PS; IIC Refutes Charge

As per reports, the incident occurred when a group of villagers had come to the police station to resolve a dispute. The dispute was over the assault of an Adivasi woman by the local Madhupura panchayat sarpanch’s family members over the death of a swan.

Dogs
Animal Cruelty: Dog 'Beaten' And 'Torched' Alive By Woman In Bhubaneswar

'Sewa Hi Sankalp', an animal welfare group, has reportedly lodged an FIR against the accused woman at Laxmisagar Police Station.

Odisha Court Sentences Man To Life Imprisonment Till Death, Wife To 20 Yrs In Jail For Raping Minor
Odisha Court Sentences Man To Life Imprisonment Till Death, Wife To 20 Yrs In Jail For Raping Minor  

After examining witnesses and appreciating evidence, the special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court convicted the couple.

Adulterated Spices Processing Unit Busted in Cuttack, 2 Detained 
Adulterated Spices Processing Unit Busted in Cuttack, 2 Detained 

Preliminary investigation revealed that the manufacture of fake spices had allegedly been going on in the factory for quite some time.

 Robbers Posing As Customers Loot Cash From Medicine Store In Bhubaneswar
Robbers Posing As Customers Loot Cash From Medicine Store In Bhubaneswar

The incident of miscreants decamping with money from the cash counter of the shop has now become the talk of the town. The entire incident has been captured in the CCTV camera installed at the shop.

Odisha Police ASI’s Wife Loses Around 50K To Cyber Fraud
Odisha Police ASI’s Wife Loses Around 50K To Cyber Fraud

As per reports, cyber fraudsters mopped up around Rs 50,000 from the bank account of the ASI’s wife on the pretext of credit card activation/validation.

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