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Man stones 5-year-old boy to death in Odisha’s Nabarangpur, detained 
Man stones 5-year-old boy to death in Odisha’s Nabarangpur, detained 

A miscreant stoned a five-year-old boy to death in front of the minor's father atop Saraguli hill near Mendara village under Dabugaon Police limits of Nabarangpur district on Thursday

  • Thursday, 11 January 2024
  • Murder
Cybercriminals on prowl on Telegram; police launch awareness drive 
Cybercriminals on prowl on Telegram; police launch awareness drive 

Be careful while responding to messages promising lucrative offers on your Telegram app. Or else, you could be the next victim caught in the net of cybercriminals. 

Axis Bank ATM Robbed In Balasore
Cash worth over Rs 20 lakh looted from 2 ATMs in Balasore in a night

The first incident was reported from Tudigadia market in Khaira where at least six miscreants robbed an Axis bank ATM by cutting open the vending machine with the help of gas cutters. They even bombed the kiosk while robbing it.

Leopard Skin Seized In Boudh
Leopard hide seized in Boudh, 2 wildlife smugglers arrested

Following a tip-off, a team from Bolangir Forest Division raided Kotagaon village under Tushura police limits in the district and arrested wildlife smuggler Mukesh Manahira. Upon questioning him, he revealed the whereabouts of his accomplice in the neighbouring Boudh district.

  • Thursday, 11 January 2024
Nayagarh MVI Arrested In DA Case
Odisha MVI who purchased 31 plots arrested by Vigilance

On Tuesday, the Vigilance had informed that Behera was in possession of 31 plots, including 10 benami plots in prime locations of Bhubaneswar.

EOW Busts Pan India Job Racket
Pan India fake job racket: EOW nabs 3 scammers from Bhubaneswar

The racket was being run from Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad. However, it was operating in at least 6 States including Odisha, Jammu & Kashmir, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh.

  • Wednesday, 10 January 2024
Girl stabbed multiple times in Khordha
Love triangle? Girl stabbed multiple times by youth in Khordha, admitted to AIIMS Bhubaneswar

On Tuesday, the accused visited the place where the girl was working. After engaging her in some talks, the accused first slapped her and stabbed her 10 times with the help of a knife.

  • Wednesday, 10 January 2024
Minor Girl's Body Found Hanging In Jungle
Missing minor girl’s body found hanging in Sundargarh; rape & murder suspected

The deceased belonged to Itma village under Badagaon Police limits. It is suspected that the minor girl was raped before being murdered.

  • Wednesday, 10 January 2024
Woman Maoist Surrenders In Malkangiri
Woman Maoist carrying Rs 1 lakh bounty surrenders in Malkangiri

For the last eight years, she was actively involved in a number of Maoist activities and violence, including IED blast in Odisha. The woman Maoist was carrying a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh on her head.

Woman detained for defrauding cab drivers in Bhubaneswar 
Woman detained for defrauding cab drivers in Bhubaneswar 

The Commissionerate Police on Tuesday detained a woman on charges of defrauding several cab drivers including some from an app-based cab service aggregator. 

Vigilance Raid
Nayagarh MVI’s ‘benami property' detected by Odisha Vigilance after raids

Moreover, out of the 31 plots, 10 are benami plots which the MVI is accused of having purchased in the names of his close relatives.

  • Tuesday, 09 January 2024
Bihar Shocker: Man killed by in-laws for not allowing wife to make ‘Instagram Reels’
Bihar Shocker: Man killed by in-laws for not allowing wife to make ‘Instagram Reels’

A shocking incident unfolded in Bihar’s Begusaraia area, where a man was allegedly murdered by his in-laws for not allowing his wife to do Reels for Instagram.

Notorious robber involved in January 1 loot arrested in Bhubaneswar 
Notorious robber involved in January 1 loot arrested in Bhubaneswar 

Police on Monday arrested notorious robber Godhi for his alleged involvement in the loot incident that took place at Damana village under Chandrasekharpur Police limits of Bhubaneswar on January 1 night. 

Dacoit injured in police encounter in Sambalpur; 12-member gang busted  
Dacoit injured in police encounter in Sambalpur; 12-member gang busted  

In a major achievement, Sambalpur Police arrested 12 members of a dacoit gang following an encounter. In the exchange of fire, one member of the gang sustained bullet injuries. 

I-T raids on Sundargarh coal businessman continue for second day  
I-T raids on Sundargarh coal businessman continue for second day  

The Income Tax sleuths carried out their searches on the property of Bibhu Panda, a Sundargarh-based businessman, for the second consecutive day on Saturday. 

  • Saturday, 06 January 2024
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