Crime News Updates

2 Persons Arrested For Selling Spurious Liquor In Odisha

Balasore: Officials of Excise Department arrested two persons in Balasore district on Wednesday night on charges of selling spurious liquor. Acting on a tip off, a team of the Excise department led by Excise Inspector, Jagdish Chandra Samal conducted a raid in Simulia area of the district and arrested Suresh Kumar Mohanty and Ajit Mohanty. […]

Locked Inside Panchayat Office Complex, Odisha Girl Rescued After 10 Hours

Angul: Locals on Saturday rescued a girl who was reportedly locked inside the Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendra in panchayat office complex of Angul district. The girl, who was rescued after 10 hours, alleged that she was tortured and raped by one Chakradhar Mohapatra. According to reports, both the accused and the girl were into a […]

Man Sentenced To 20 Yrs' RI For Raping Minor Girl

Balasore: A man has been sentenced to 20 years’ rigorous imprisonment by a special POCSO court for raping a 12-year-old girl in the district around three years ago. Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADJ) Girija Mohapatra, while pronouncing the jail term for Radhamohan Singh (20) on Monday, also slapped a fine of Rs 28,000 on […]

Bombs Hurled At Ex-Councillor In Rourkela; 3 Detained Over Suspected Contract Killing Bid

Rourkela: The district police on Friday detained 3 suspects including a noted businessman on charges of conspiring to kill ex-councillor Ashesh Mohanty alias Bulu by hurling bombs at him in Basanti Colony area of the Steel City last night. Police sources said, Bulu was returning home in a two-wheeler at around 9 pm when two […]

Youth Thrashed With Cricket Bat As Parking Dispute Turns Ugly In Odisha

Berhampur: A video of a youth being thrashed with a cricket bat over parking dispute at Panda colony under Baidyanathpur Police limits in Berhampur has gone viral on social media. Though the incident occurred on January 28, the matter came to light after the CCTV footage of the incident went viral on social media recently. […]

Sonepur Elephant Poaching Case: Two More Accused Arrested, Tusks Recovered

Sonepur: Forest department officials on Saturday arrested two more persons for their alleged involvement in the 2019 elephant poaching case in Sonepur. The accused have been identified as Suresh Karna and Kalia Karna of Meghanand village in the district. Moreover, two tusks weighing nearly 3 kg have also been recovered from their possession. According to […]

Poacher Who Killed Over 20 Elephants In Odisha Arrested

Cuttack: Officials of Cuttack Forest Division on Sunday arrested a notorious elephant poacher, Babuli Mahalik (45) for his alleged involvement in hunting of over 20 elephants in Athagarh Forest Division of the district. Acting on a tip-off, a special squad of forest officials led by Athagarh Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Sasmita Lenka, raided the house […]

5 Arrested With Elephant Tusks In Odisha's Baripada

Baripada: Five persons were arrested in Baripada after two elephant tusks were seized, officials said on Friday. The seizure was made on Thursday night, said officials of the Baripada Forest Division. It is suspected that the tusks belonged to a male elephant of about nine years old. They might have killed the elephant in Similipal […]

Four Of A Family 'Murdered' In Odisha, Accused Detained

Sundergarh: Tension gripped Deulahudi village after four members of a family, including two minor children, were found dead inside the courtyard of their house in the wee hours on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Kande Munda, his wife Sumi and two children- Malini (7) and Mara Munda (5). It is alleged that all […]

Shocking! Priest Arrested For Raping Minor Girl In Puri

Puri: The safety and security of girls have once again come under scrutiny after two minor girls were allegedly raped in separate incidents in Puri district. Carrying out probe into the cases, police on Monday detained a priest on the charges of raping a minor girl under Kumbharpada Police limits in Puri. Though the incident […]

Woman Dies After Being 'Set On Fire' In Odisha Over Dowry

Sonepur: A woman was allegedly burnt alive by her in-laws over dowry at Binikapara area in Sonepur district of Odisha. According to the allegations levelled by the family members of the deceased woman, she was being tortured by her in-laws for dowry. “My daughter was tortured by her in-laws who had been repeatedly demanding dowry […]

Shame! Woman Kidnapped, Gang Raped While Returning From Mahashivratri Celebrations In Odisha

Bhadrak: A woman was allegedly abducted and gang raped by two unidentified persons while she was returning from a temple after attending Mahashivratri celebrations under Bhandaripokhari Police limits in Bhadrak district on Friday night. According to reports, while the woman was returning from the local Shiv Temple after attending special rituals on the occasion of […]

Armed Robbers Loot Cash, Gold Ornaments In Cuttack

Cuttack: After a brief lull, another incident of loot has been reported from the millennium city. As per reports, unidentified miscreants looted cash and over 250 grams of gold ornaments from a house at Tarol area under Jagatpur police limits in Cuttack late last night. According to reports, four-masked robbers barged into the house of […]

BSF Jawan Arrested For Threatening and Blackmailing Odisha Girl

Bhubaneswar: A BSF jawan was arrested by Commissionerate Police on the charges of cheating and blackmailing a girl in Bhubaneswar on the basis of an obscene video. The accused, identified as Manoj Mahakud, was arrested by Mahila police after a complaint was lodged by the victim. According to reports, the accused jawan was into a […]

Crime Branch STF Seizes 405 Grams Of Brown Sugar, 2 Arrested

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of State CID, Crime Branch arrested two persons involved in narcotics trade and seized 405 grams of brown sugar worth nearly Rs 40 lakh from their possession. The accused Sk Saruk and Sanjiv Dehury, who hails from Balasore district, were arrested following a raid near Baramunda area yesterday. Addressing […]