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Ganja worth Rs 2.45 crore seized during smuggling to Bhubaneswar, four held

Vishakhapatnam/Bhubaneswar: In a major haul, a consignment of 1, 638 kg of cannabis worth Rs 2.45 crore being illegally transported to Bhubaneswar from Vishakhapatnam in a goods carriage was seized and four persons were arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Vishakhapatnam on Wednesday. The identification of the arrested persons is yet to be […]

5-Year-Old Girl ‘Raped’ By Family Acquaintance In Odisha

Kendrapara: A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man known to her family in Kendrapara district, police said on Friday. The suspect has been detained for allegedly committing the crime on Thursday night, Inspector of Pattamundai police station Rakesh Tripathy said. Though no complaint has been lodged in this connection, the police launched an […]

Bhubaneswar Child Sale: 4 Including Baby’s Father Arrested By Commissionerate Police

Bhubaneswar: A day after allegations of child sale rocked Bhubaneswar, Commissionerate Police on Friday arrested three more persons including the 19-day-old infant’s father and two middlemen. Khandagiri Police earlier rescued the infant within six hours of allegations of child sale surfaced. A person, who reportedly had taken the baby after allegedly paying a sum of […]

Youth BJD Leader Arrested For 'Raping' Minor Girl

Jajpur/ Keonjhar: A youth BJD leader was arrested on Saturday on the charges of a raping a minor girl in Jajpur district. The accused, Subhas Khuntia is reportedly president of the youth wing of the ruling party in Rasulpur area. As per the allegations, Khuntia raped the 11-year-old girl after abducting her. The matter came […]

Rourkela Gang Rape: Police Nab Six Accused, Kingpin Still At Large

Rourkela: Making headway into the alleged gang rape case at Gotidhara in Brahmani Tarang police limits of the steel city, police on Monday arrested six persons involved in the heinous crime. All those who have been arrested are habitual offenders and involved in a series of loot cases in the past. However, another accused said […]

Miscreants Gatecrash Wedding Reception, Decamp With Cash And Gold Ornaments

Bhubaneswar: Beware if you are planning to host marriage or any other function at a hotel or any other venue as miscreants posing as guests might turn up as party spoilers. In one such incident, a miscreant looted gold ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from a hotel where a wedding reception was being hosted by […]

Odisha youth arrested for stealing gold ornaments, gifts from weddings

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police today arrested a youth for allegedly looting gold ornaments and gift items from weddings and reception parties in Bhubaneswar. Multiple police complaints were lodged against the youth at Khandagiri and Kharbela Nagar police stations earlier. Based on the complaints and CCTV footages obtained from the marriage parties, Sheikh Abdul Latif, a resident […]

Blot On Khaki: Odisha Police Havildar Arrested For ‘Raping,’ Impregnating Minor Niece

Bhubaneswar: What would you do when law enforcers turn violators? Of late, many such cases against police personnel have surfaced tarnishing the image of the Odisha Police which recently came under the purview of Mo Sarkar initiative of the Odisha government. In one such case today, a police havildar was arrested on the charges of […]

Fake Currency Worth Rs 2 Lakh Seized By Crime Branch STF, 3 Arrested In Odisha

Bargarh: After launching a massive crackdown on narcotics trade, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch on Friday seized fake Indian currency notes with the face value of Rs 2,00,600 from Bargarh. Three persons- Manglu Malkhar (42), Sudarshan Mohanty (36) and Prafulla Meher (56) have been arrested in connection with the incident. Acting […]

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Teacher Held For Raping Two Minor Students In Odisha

Jajpur: A 31-year-old teacher of a government-run school was arrested for allegedly raping two minor students repeatedly in Odisha’s Jajpur district, police said on Monday. The teacher of an upper primary school at Karada under Panikoili police station was arrested on Sunday on the basis of complaints filed by the parents of the victims. Ajaya […]

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Miscreants fill petrol at gunpoint in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A group of miscreants brandished a pistol and fled the spot after filling petrol at a fuel station in Sundarpada area of Bhubaneswar. Though the incident occurred on February 9, the CCTV footage of the incident came to the fore today. As per reports, three-bike borne miscreants came to the filling station and asked […]

War Against Drugs: Odisha Police Seizes Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 1 Crore

Bhubaneswar: It seems that Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch is intensifying its crackdown against drug trade which seems to have inter-State links as well as international footprints. In the biggest seizure by Odisha Police in the recent past, STF seized 1.749 kg of brown sugar worth over Rs 1 crore. The breakthrough […]

Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 2 Crore Seized By STF In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The special task force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch claimed breakthrough in its ongoing efforts to check narcotics trade by seizing over two kilograms of brown sugar following raids at different locations under Nilagiri police limits in Balasore district. The cost of the seized brown sugar is estimated to be around Rs 2.70 crore. […]

COVID-19 Outbreak: Fake Handwash & Sanitizer Manufacturing Unit Busted In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A joint team of Directorate of Drugs Controller and Special Task Force of Commissionerate Police busted a fake handwash and sanitizer manufacturing unit in Jharpara area of the capital city here on Monday. Also Read: Fake Cough Syrup Smuggling: Odisha Police Busts Factory In Gujarat, 2 Arrested Acting on a tip-off, Drugs Inspectors Sudarsan Biswal, […]

Thieves Get Free Run In Bhubaneswar As Police Gets Busy In Corona Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: When all of India is under lockdown in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak, thieves dared the Commissionerate Police in Bhubaneswar by allegedly stealing valuables worth lakhs of Rupees from two households in the city early this morning. As per reports, some miscreants entered the house of one Nalinikanta Behera in Bairagi Nagar area under […]