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Lady lecturer arrested for 'torturing' daughter-in-law for dowry in Odisha
Lady lecturer arrested for 'torturing' daughter-in-law for dowry in Odisha

Suprabha Jena, who worked as a lecturer at a college in Jagatsinghpur, branded Rashmita with a hot frying pan. Rashmita's ordeal didn’t end there. Her husband too attacked her with a knife.

  • Sunday, 20 Aug 2023
Job aspirants increasingly falling prey to job scammers in Odisha
Job aspirants increasingly falling prey to job scammers in Odisha

The Special Task Force of the Crime Branch arrested two such fraudsters who cheated job aspirants of crores of rupees. The arrested fraudsters have been identified as Kishore Mishra of Berhampur district and Kanhucharan Pradhan of Tangi area in Khordha district. 

  • Sunday, 20 Aug 2023
Cheating Case
Impersonation and cheating case: Odisha STF nabs mastermind, major job racket suspected

Earlier, the STF had arrested the fake RTI activist Kishore Kumar Mishra and recovered the fake ID of the I & PR Department of the Odisha government from his possession.

  • Sunday, 20 Aug 2023
Look out circular issued against Hungarian national
STA Crypto-ponzi scam: Look out circular issued against Hungarian national David Gez

As per the EOW, David visited India twice on a tourist visa in 2022-23 and stayed for about 25 days. He travelled to various places like Odisha, Goa, Punjab, Jharkhand and Delhi.

  • Saturday, 19 Aug 2023
Sub-Inspector attacked in Bhubaneswar
Police Sub-Inspector injured in attack by drug mafia in Bhubaneswar

This time a Sub-Inspector (SI) posted at Dhauli Police Station sustained multiple injuries after being attacked by drug mafia on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.

  • Saturday, 19 Aug 2023
Maharashtra: Burglars break open ATM, return empty-handed as no cash found

Some burglars broke open an automated teller machine (ATM) of a nationalised bank near Palghar town of Maharashtra in the wee hours of Saturday

Odisha Fishermen Kidnapped
5 Odisha fishermen ‘abducted’ by fish mafia of Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh fishermen allegedly kidnapped the Odisha fishermen after they opposed the former’s forcible fishing activities in the region.

  • Saturday, 19 Aug 2023
Five-year-old boy from Odisha's Cuttack kidnapped from Delhi railway station, accused arrested

Sharing the details, a senior police official said that on Wednesday, one woman, a resident of district Cuttack in Odisha, came to the police station and reported the missing of her five-year-old son.

Football betting scam: Chinese fraudster dupes Gujarat users of Rs 1,400 crore in 9 days
Football betting scam: Chinese fraudster dupes Gujarat users of Rs 1,400 crore in 9 days

Online scams swindle crores via fake football betting app. Chinese man and Gujarat partners stole Rs 1,400 crore in 9 days, targeting football enthusiasts. Evading arrest, operating from Shenzhen.

  • Friday, 18 Aug 2023
Fraudster Arrested
STF nabs fake RTI activist for duping people of Rs 2 crore; bogus ID of I &PR dept seized

The STF has also recovered the fake ID of I & PR Department of the Odisha government from the accused. The bank accounts of Kishore show credit of more than Rs 2 crore in the last 2 to 3 years with many bulk deposits.

  • Friday, 18 Aug 2023
 gang rape
Bengaluru gang-rape & murder: Accused posed as good Samaritans, helped police search for body

The accused, posing as good Samaritans, joined the search operation with the police and locals. One of the accused found the boy and brought him out from the bushes. Later, the dead body of the woman was tracked.

Bodies of two youths recovered
Bodies of 2 youths recovered from buffalo dairy farm on Bhubaneswar outskirts

As per initial reports, the bodies were recovered by breaking open the door by the owner in the presence of police and other locals in the area.

  • Friday, 18 Aug 2023
Police constable rapes woman in Rajasthan
Police constable rapes woman in Rajasthan's Dausa, cops let him go

However, Constable Mahesh Kumar Gurjar was let go by police personnel from the local police station after they took him for a medical examination, they said.

  • Friday, 18 Aug 2023
  • Rape
Minor Rape
UP man gets 20 years in jail for raping live-in partner's minor daughter

A special POCSO court in Aligarh has sentenced a 45-year-old man to 20 years of imprisonment for raping the nine-year-old daughter of his live-in partner.

Magic Mirror Fraud
Magic mirror fraud: Commissionerate Police nabs 3 persons for duping Rs 9 lakh

The Commissionerate Police arrested three persons from West Bengal in connection with the fraud after a complaint was filed at Nayapalli Police Station in Bhubaneswar.

Murder in Jagatsinghpur
Undertrial prisoner on run kills grandmother, attacks two more persons in Jagatsinghpur

On Wednesday, Sahu visited his uncle’s place at Gadeigiri and allegedly attacked his grandmother with a sharp weapon. His grandmother died on the spot. The exact reason behind the attack is still unclear.

STA Crypto-ponzi scam
STA Crypto-ponzi scam: Odisha EOW nabs 1 more accused from Bhubaneswar

The accused, Ratnakar Palai (45), was arrested from Bhubaneswar on August 15, 2023. Earlier, the EOW had arrested two key accused- Gurtej Singh Sidhu and Nirod Das-in connection with the scam.

  • Wednesday, 16 Aug 2023
Mob thrashes muslim kidnapper
Mob thrashes Muslim man seen with Hindu girl at Bandra Terminus; SP & AIMIM seek action

In a shocker for cosmopolitan Mumbai, a Muslim man was beaten up by a so-called ‘moral police’ mob for allegedly being seen and talking with a Hindu girl at the Bandra Terminus station here, recently.

Delhi: Woman kills minor son of live-in partner, stuffs body in bed box

A 24-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly killing the son of her live-in partner and stuffing his body in a bed box, police said on Tuesday.

  • Wednesday, 16 Aug 2023
  • Delhi
Elderly woman found dead inside house in Bhubaneswar
Elderly woman found dead inside house in Bhubaneswar

on being informed, a team from Bharatpur Police Station reached the spot and found the elderly woman dead