Crime Updates

Baby boy rescued
Baby Boy Sold By Father For Rs 10,000 Rescued From Odisha Capital

A newborn boy allegedly sold by his father for Rs 10,000 was rescued by Commissionerate police and Childline officials in the Capital City

Huge Haul Of Non-Duty Paid Liquor Worth Over Rs 20 lakh Seized In Rourkela
Huge Haul Of Non-Duty Paid Liquor Worth Over Rs 20 lakh Seized In Rourkela

The accused were illegally procuring such non-duty paid liquor from various sources via Bokaro and Ranchi. The consignment was being smuggled in a various fruit or grocery laden vehicles in a clandestine manner.

Nayagarh rape & murder
Pari Rerun: 6-Yr-Old Nayagarh Girl Raped Before Murder, Say Police

A little less than a year after the sensational rape and murder of a five-year-old girl in Nayagarh district that had triggered a furore in the State, another minor girl met with similar fate with the police on Thursday confirming that she was raped before being murdered.

Armed Gang Goes On Rampage On Bhubaneswar Streets
Armed Gang Goes On Rampage On Bhubaneswar Streets, Vandalises Cars, Bikes

A group of 8 to 10 miscreants armed with sharp weapons like daggers, swords and sticks unleashed terror in Khandagiri area of Bhubaneswar and ransacked property in the wee hours of Thursday.

Rs 10 Lakh Loot
Jeweller Robbed Of Rs 10 Lakh In Balasore

Unidentified miscreants decamped with Rs 10 lakh after holding a trader at gunpoint in Balasore district on Thursday.

Property offence
Commissionerate Police Pins Hope On ‘Sandhan’ and ‘Kundali’ To Curb Property Offences

The Commissionerate Police is planning to develop two computer applications to prevent property offences and streamline the return process of recovered stolen items to rightful owners.

Bombing Firing In Dhenkanal
Bombs, Bullets Fly In Dhenkanal, One Killed, Two Injured

At least one person was killed while two others sustained serious injuries after firing and hurling of bombs between two groups of people near Sarangdhar Stadium in Kamakhyanagar area of Dhenkanal last night.

Minor girl murder
Body Of Missing Nayagarh Minor Girl Found, Murder Suspected

The mutilated body of six-year-old Baby Nayak of Dhundugadia under Banigochhal police limits in Nayagarh district, who was missing since June 12, was found at an isolated location near the village on Wednesday.

Dabasis Patra, Son Of Ghasipura MLA
Odisha MLA's Son Accused Of Coercing Woman To Withdraw Case, Audio Goes Viral

Son of an MLA in Odisha, Debasis Patra, allegedly coerced and threatened a woman to withdraw a police complaint filed by her

Gun battle
Odisha: Several Maoists Injured In Gun Battle With Security Forces In Malkangiri Forest

A fierce gun battle took place between Maoists ultras and security forces in a forest near Kulabedha under Mathili police limits in the district on Wednesday morning.

Gun racket
Illegal Arms Racket Busted, Four Held, 11 Guns Seized In Cuttack

The Commissionerate Police claimed to have busted a major illegal firearms racket in Cuttack by seizing 11 country-made guns and 51 live rounds on Wednesday.

Youth Stabbed To Death Over Past Enmity In Berhampur

A youth was stabbed to death while two of his associates sustained critical injuries following a minor tiff at Uttaramukhi under Bada Bazar police limits here in Ganjam district.

Odisha: Woman Murdered 9 Years Ago Yet To Be Identified
9 Years On, Mystery Still Shrouds Identity Of Woman Murdered In Bhubaneswar

In a development that seems to point fingers at the efficacy of the police department, identity of a woman reportedly murdered in the outskirts of the city still remains a mystery, despite nine years into the case.

minor girl missing
Minor Girl Goes Missing In Nayagarh, Cops Clueless

The incident took at Dhunduligadia under Banigochha police limits. The minor girl identified as Baby Nayak had gone missing while she was playing in front of her house on June 12 and is still untraced, family members alleged.

Hostage Crisis
Hostage Crisis In Odisha's Bolangir Ends, Police Rescue Family From Armed Youth

After a high drama, all three members of a family were rescued by police and fire services personnel from the captivity of a youth at Santipada area in Bolangir Town

Bolangir Man Strangles Wife With Electric Wire Following Tiff

A family feud turned tragic after a man allegedly strangled his wife to death with an electric wire at Dhamandanga village under Kantabanji police limits in Bolangir district late last night.

Attack on Tehsildar
Tehsildar Attacked By Tipsy Youth During Crackdown In Jagatsinghpur

A tehsildar was allegedly attacked by a youth in an inebriated condition at Japa Chhak under Ersama police limits in the district on Monday.

Two Detained For Selling Monitor Lizard Meat In Bhubaneswar, 5 Reptiles Rescued
Two Detained For Selling Monitor Lizard Meat In Bhubaneswar, 5 Reptiles Rescued

During patrolling, the Laxmi Sagar police came across a large gathering in the slum and went to the spot to ascertain the reason behind the crowding during lockdown. During the course of inquiry, police unearthed the trade of the reptile's meat

Minor Girl Sold In Odisha
Unable To Repay Debt, Father 'Sells' Minor Girl In Odisha

The horrific incident came to light after the grandfather of the minor girl lodged an FIR against the accused and his son

Father-Son Duo Killed Over Sorcery In Gajapati

In a gruesome incident, a man and his son were allegedly killed by some fellow villagers on suspicion of practicing sorcery at Muthaguda village under Adaba police limits

Fake Medicine Racket: Odisha Health Minister Warns Of Stern Action
Fake Medicine Racket: Odisha Health Minister Warns Of Stern Action

Drugs Controller and Police are taking appropriate measures to put a check on such incidents and raids are underway in different parts of the State.

Hawala Operator
Karnataka Police Busts Rs 290 Crore Scam With Suspected Links To Chinese 'Hawala' Operators

Karnataka police said they have busted a Rs 290 crore plus scam that involved duping people through a mobile app after promising attractive interest on investment and two Chinese nationals were among the nine arrested.

Murder in Bhubaneswar
Man Bludgeoned To Death In Bhubaneswar, One Detained

The gory 'murder' reportedly took place after the victim went into a heated argument with some unidentified people

Ganja Worth Rs 1 Crore Seized From Oxygen Laden Truck
Ganja Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized From Oxygen Cylinder Laden Truck In Odisha

The Oxygen cylinders had arrived from Vietnam and were being transported to Delhi from Visakhapatnam port. The Ganja was loaded into the truck from some place in Koraput district.

Man Attacks Family
Man Attacks Wife, 4 Children, One Daughter Dead

In a gruesome incident of inhumanity that has sent shockwaves everywhere, a man allegedly murdered his daughter and also attacked his wife and three other children before attempting to kill himself in Kuchinda area of the district.