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Crorepati RTO! Odisha Vigilance unearths Rs 3.75 cr deposits, multiple flats 
Crorepati RTO! Odisha Vigilance unearths Rs 3.75 cr deposits, multiple flats 

The Vigilance sleuths on Thursday unearthed assets worth crores during simultaneous raids on the properties of the Regional Transport Officer (RTO) of Boudh district, Basanta Kumar Mohapatra.

Leopard Poaching Racket Busted
Odisha JTF cracks 4-year-old mystery surrounding leopard poaching; 7 arrested

On February 5, 2024, a leopard skin was seized from two accused, who fled the spot. However, the duo was nabbed subsequently.

  • Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Theft From Temple In Balasore
Miscreants strike Shiva temple in Jaleswar, decamp with valuables worth Rs 4 lakh

The matter came to light after some villagers found the gates of the temple broken and informed the priest about the theft.

  • Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Honey trap mastermind Archana Nag's two high-end SUVs to go under hammer 
Honey trap mastermind Archana Nag's two high-end SUVs to go under hammer 

Two high-end SUVs of the honey trap case accused, Archana Nag that were seized by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) during its investigation into the money laundering allegations are soon to be auctioned.

Pilgrims attacked by hired vehicle's driver in Odisha’s Jajpur; video goes viral
Pilgrims attacked by hired vehicle's driver in Odisha’s Jajpur; video goes viral

A group of pilgrims was attacked by the driver of the van they had hired for their travel. The driver and his associates reportedly attacked the pilgrims at Vyasanagar in Jajpur district late on Monday night. 

Loot from cash van in Cuttack
Police crack Rs 1.67 cr ATM van loot case in Cuttack; say van staff shared info after loss in online game

Cuttack Rural SP, Mihir Panda informed that a staffer of the cash carrying van and another staffer of a separate vehicle had actually provided information to Khan regarding the route and other information

  • Tuesday, 13 February 2024
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Theft in marriage mandap: Commissionerate Police to share tips to curb menace
Theft in marriage mandap: Commissionerate Police to share tips to curb menace

If you are a resident of Bhubaneswar city and planning a wedding function, from now onwards you have to get permission from the Commissionerate Police before organising the event. 

  • Monday, 12 February 2024
Leopard Skin Seized In Odisha
Wildlife smuggler nabbed in Odisha, leopard skin, country-made pistol recovered

A case has been registered under section 379/411 of the Indian Penal Code section 25 of the Arms Act, 1959, and section 51 of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.

  • Monday, 12 February 2024
Ganja Seized After Chase In Bhubaneswar
Cops nab 3 Jharkhand peddlers after 30 km chase in Bhubaneswar, 300 kg ganja seized

Twin City Police Commissioner, Sanjeeb Panda on Monday informed that the three peddlers hail from Jharkhand and the prime accused has been identified as Ravi Shankar Das.

Ragging Alleged At MKCG
Ragging at MKCG: MBBS student beaten up by seniors; family lodges police complaint

It is alleged that the second year MBBS student was staying in the gents hostel and was beaten up allegedly by two seniors when he was returning from band rehearsals.

Robbery From Businessman's House In Nabarangpur
Armed robbers tie bizman, loot Rs 14 lakh, jewellery from house in Nabarangpur

As per reports, businessman, Amiya Kumar Dash was asleep at night when around 10 miscreants entered his home. They allegedly tied his hands and put a sword on his neck while burgling his home of cash and valuables.

Parakeets Seized From Smugglers
Illegal Parakeet trade: 72 parrot chicks rescued in Jagatsingpur, 2 smugglers held

All the Parakeets were recovered from a hotel in Jagatsinghpur. The raid was conducted following a tip-off about a bird smuggling racket.

  • Sunday, 11 February 2024
Loot From Mandap In Bhubaneswar
Miscreants posing as baraatis loot gift items, cash worth Rs 5 lakh from mandap in Bhubaneswar

he video of the entire loot has been captured in the CCTV cameras installed at the mandap.

  • Saturday, 10 February 2024
Headmaster Arrested Over Bribery Charges
School headmaster arrested by Vigilance in Kendrapara for taking bribe

A case under section 7 of PC Amendment Act, 2018 has been registered against the accused and further investigation in connection with the incident is underway.

Enforcement Directorate
PMLA case: ED seizes over Rs 43 lakh cash, SUV after raids in Odisha, Punjab and Delhi

he search operations were carried out on February 8 at 19 locations in Odisha, Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 related to M/s. Golden Land Developers Limited and others.

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