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Woman killed baby over husband's extra marital affair
'Husband's extra-marital affair drove Bolangir woman to kill her 6-month-old baby'

Earlier, the husband of the accused woman had claimed that his wife was mentally disturbed and was undergoing treatment.

  • Saturday, 10 February 2024
  • Murder
Nayagarh Police Station
Odisha medical staff 'attempts to outrage modesty of minor girl in hospital lift', detained

As per reports, the minor victim, who is the daughter of a patient getting treatment at the Nayagarh DHH, had gone to fetch medicine last night. However, Pratap, who was also in the same lift with the girl, allegedly misbehaved with her and tried to outrage her modesty.

  • Friday, 09 February 2024
Bodies of 2 missing friends recovered in Balasore
Bodies of 2 missing friends recovered in Balasore; 4 supari killers among six detained

Locals said Bhawani and his brother had been at loggerheads over a piece of land. The sibling duo was in a bitter relationship over the land dispute. So, it is suspected that Bhawani’s brother and sister-in-law hired contract killers from Balasore to kill the former.

  • Friday, 09 February 2024
  • Murder
Woman kills 6-month-old son by slitting his throat
Odisha shocker! Woman kills 6-month-old son by slitting his throat

A preliminary probe suggests that the woman is mentally unsound.

  • Friday, 09 February 2024
  • Murder
5 middlemen arrested from SCB
5 middlemen arrested for diverting patients to private hospitals from SCB in Cuttack

On the arrest of middlemen, ACP Amitabh Mohapatra informed, “We had deployed our staff in plain clothes at the casualty wing of the SCB. We have arrested five brokers and seized some outdoor tickets and cash worth Rs 1500.”

Ganja Seized In Bhubaneswar
Peddlers adopting new means to smuggle Ganja from Odisha: 5 youths arrested

All the five accused had procured the Ganja from Kandhamal district and had reached Bhubaneswar via bus. As liquor is now banned in Bihar, there is a rise in demand for Ganja, especially sourced from Odisha.

  • Thursday, 08 February 2024
2 Youths Missing In Odisha
2 youths missing for 4 days in Balasore, blood-stained bike hints at murder

Meanwhile, a team from the Odisha Fire Services Department and ODRAF are conducting an intensive search operation in the nearby pond.

  • Thursday, 08 February 2024
Masked miscreants decamp with over Rs 9 lakh at gunpoint in Rourkela
Masked miscreants decamp with over Rs 9 lakh at gunpoint in Rourkela

The entire incident has been caught in the CCTV camera installed inside the office. The involvement of locals behind the robbery is suspected. However, there has been no official confirmation in this regard.

Brown sugar worth Rs 50L seized in Puri, two peddlers arrested 
Brown sugar worth Rs 50L seized in Puri, two peddlers arrested 

Puri SP Pinak Mishra said, “We will investigate their forward and backward linkage -- who others are involved in it and from where the two were procuring the banned substance. Their distribution network is under scanner. The two will be thoroughly interrogated.”

1 Arrested In Pan India Courier Fraud
Courier fraud: EOW arrests accused from Himachal Pradesh in Pan-India scam

The accused has been identified as Rajat Kumar of Haryana. He was nabbed from Himachal Pradesh on February 4 and brought to Bhubaneswar on a transit remand today. Rajat Kumar was arrested based on the complaint filed by a lady journalist in Bhubaneswar.

  • Wednesday, 07 February 2024
Four drunk drivers arrested in Bhubaneswar as Police tightens noose 
Four drunk drivers arrested in Bhubaneswar as Police tightens noose 

Laxmisagar Police in Bhubaneswar arrested four drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol late at night on Monday. They were produced in court on Tuesday, police said. 

Pari Rape And Murder Case
Pari rape and murder case: Accused sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment; victim's family not happy over judgment

As there were no eyewitnesses in the case, the Court gave the verdict after going through the circumstantial evidence and examination of over 31 witnesses.

  • Tuesday, 06 February 2024
  • Murder
Brown Sugar Seized In Bhubaneswar
Special Crime Unit nabs 2 drug peddlers, seizes 400 gm brown sugar on Bhubaneswar outskirts

Twin City Police Commissioner, Sanjeeb Panda today informed that both the accused were nabbed by a team of Special Crime Unit from Pahala area.

Cuttack temple loot case cracked, four including goldsmith arrested 
Cuttack temple loot case cracked, four including goldsmith arrested 

The twin-city Commissionerate Police on Monday cracked the temple loot case at Darakhapatna under Madhupatna Police limits of Cuttack by arresting three dacoits.

Deepfake video conference meeting with fake CFO costs company $25.6 million
Deepfake video conference meeting with fake CFO costs company $25.6 million

A deepfake video conference call where a digitally recreated avatar of the chief financial officer (CFO) ordered money transfers has cost a multinational company $25.6 million in a first-such scam.

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