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Pangolin Smuggling Racket: 3 Including Kingpin Arrested In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough in the pangolin smuggling racket, Athagarh Forest officials arrested three persons including kingpin Ali from Naraj area in Cuttack district on Friday. Athagarh DFO SasmitaLenka informed that Ali was nabbed based on crucial information elicited during interrogation of a Divyang accused, who was recently arrested from Naraj in connection with […]

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Man Arrested For Raping Physically Challenged Woman

Bhawanipatna: Odisha Police Saturday arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly raping a physically challenged dalit woman in Kalahandi district. The incident took place on Thursday and the arrest was made after the victim’s family members lodged a complaint on Friday, the police said. The incident took place at M Rampur area of Kalahandi when the […]

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Market Building Violence: Commissionerate Police Nabs 3 Prime Accused

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police on Saturday arrested three prime accused for their alleged involvement in the recent violence at Market Building, one of the major commercial centres in Bhubaneswar. With this, the total number of arrests made in the case has gone up to 25. Earlier, 22 persons including 16 minors were arrested for ransacking shops […]

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Class X Girl Student’s Books Torched By Miscreants For ‘Refusing’ Private Tuition In Odisha

Rayagada: Unidentified miscreants allegedly set fire to the books of a meritorious class X girl student at J.K.Pur village under Chandili police limits of Rayagada district. According to reports, the miscreants barged into the house of the girl student, identified as Palak Prasad when her parents were away yesterday. After holding Palak hostage at knife […]

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Two Held For Raping Girl In Odisha

Kendrapara: Two persons have been arrested on charges of kidnapping and raping a 15-year- old girl in Kendrapara district, police said on Monday. The incident happened on January 12 when the girl, a resident of Araji village, was allegedly kidnapped by three men from Pattamundai area of the district. The accused had kidnapped the girl […]

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‘Bangladesh Link Behind Brown Sugar Trade In Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police Crime Branch has stumbled upon fresh information that traces the links of illegal narcotics trade to Bangladesh. Such revelations were made after the mastermind of the brown sugar trade, Sk Fakir of Balasore was arrested in connection with the seizure of nearly 323 grams of brown sugar […]

Deer Meat Seized, Poacher Arrested In Odisha

Kendrapara: Forest officials have seized 10 kilogram of deer meat and arrested a poacher in Kansaradiha forest in the district on Tuesday. Thirty two-year-old Sunil Paramanik was arrested with the raw meat and nylon nets used to ensnare wild animals, a forest official said. “Paramanik is part of a gang of poachers active in the […]

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3 Persons From Odisha Held In Fake Currency Racket In Andhra Pradesh

Gajapati: Srikakulam Police recently busted a major gang allegedly involved in the manufacture and circulation of fake currency notes. Out of the five accused, three persons have been identified as residents from Paralakhemundi in Gajapati district of Odisha. According to reports, fake notes in Rs 50 and Rs 200 denominations with a face value of […]

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Odisha Man Held After Posting 'Intimate' Photos Of Ex-Girlfriend On Social Media

Jajpur: The Odisha police arrested a 25-year-old man of Jajpur district on Wednesday for allegedly uploading ‘intimate’ photographs of his ex-girlfriend on a social networking site. The accused reportedly confessed to his crime saying he did it in a fit of rage following an altercation in which her girlfriend said she was snapping the relationship, […]

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GST Evasion Over Rs 100 Crore Unearthed In Odisha, 2 Arrested

Rourkela: A major racket involved in Goods and Services Tax (GST) evasion was unearthed in Odisha with the arrest of two businessmen from Rourkela on Thursday. The accused have been identified as Amit Beriwal and Subhash Swain. GST Commissioner, Sushil Kumar Lohani informed that both Amit and Subhash had created a network and generated invoices […]

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Odisha Woman Along With Paramour Killed Husband: Police

Berhampur: Unravelling a murder case that was reported on Tuesday, Ganjam Police on Thursday informed that the victim was killed by his wife, who along with her paramour executed the crime. According to Berhampur Sadar SDPO, Jayant Mohapatra, one Mita Sahu of Masanipadar Sahi killed her husband Prafulla with help of her paramour Saroj Moharana. […]

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'Miscreants Loot' Rs 23 Lakh At Gunpoint In Khurda

Khurda: After a brief lull, miscreants unleashed terror by looting Rs 23 lakh from an agent of a private company in Khurda district on Friday. Four miscreants allegedly intercepted Bapuji Moharana, when he was reportedly on his way to deposit the cash in bank. According to reports, the miscreants snatched the bag containing cash after […]

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Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 10 Lakh Seized In Bhubaneswar; 4 Including Student Arrested

Bhubaneswar: Almost a week after brown sugar worth around Rs 50 lakh was seized by Crime Branch STF, the Commissionerate Police swung to action and seized brown sugar worth over Rs 10 lakh in separate operations on Monday. According to reports, the Quick Action Team (QAT) of Commissionerate Police arrested a drugs peddler, a resident […]

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Fake Cough Syrup Smuggling: Odisha Police Busts Factory In Gujarat, 2 Arrested

Nuapada: Odisha Police claimed a major breakthrough in busting a network of criminals involved in manufacture and sale of duplicate cough syrup by arresting two persons from Gujarat and Chandigarh. The two accused- Bhabesh Jewani and Sumit Kumar have been arrested by a team of Nuapada Police which was working on the case after it […]

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Crime Branch STF Seizes Brown Sugar Worth Rs 30 Lakh In Balasore; 1 Arrested

Balasore: The Special Task Force(STF) of Crime Branch on Tuesday seized around 300 grams of brown sugar worth nearly Rs 30 lakh in Balasore. The STF team arrested one person in connection with the illegal trade of the contraband item. An investigation has been launched to unearth more details and find out if there is […]

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