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Odisha Policemen attacked by intruders from Jharkhand during COVID-19 lockdown

Baripada: Four police personnel were injured in Mayurbhanj district on Thursday as a group of people from neighbouring Jharkhand attacked them after being denied entry into Odisha in view of lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, police said. Around 20 people riding motorcycles from Jharkhand tried to forcibly enter into Odisha at Benisagar on […]

Odisha Youth Lands In Trouble For Duping Girl By Posing As Police Inspector

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Saturday arrested a youth along with his associate for allegedly making amorous advances towards a girl by posing as a police inspector. A team of Khandagiri Police arrested the youth from Badagada area of the capital city, Bhubaneswar in connection with the incident and also nabbed his aide who is […]

Sarpanch Among 5 Arrested For Bombing On OTV Journalist’s House In Konark

Konark: Police on Wednesday arrested five persons including the sarpanch of Achyutapur gram panchayat in connection with the bombing on the residence of OTV news channel’s Konark correspondent, Sanjay Pati. Achyutapur sarpanch Bhakta Ballav Das is the mastermind behind the bombing on the night of April 23, informed Puri Superintendent of Police, Umashankar Das. Speaking […]

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Miscreants Loot Rs 10.8 Lakh Cash From LPG Agency Employee In Bhadrak During Lockdown

Bhadrak: Three unidentified miscreants allegedly looted Rs 10.8 lakh cash after attacking an employee of an LPG distribution agency near Jijharpur Railway crossing under Tihidi block of Bhadrak district today. The victim employee has been identified has Pramod Bhanja. He has been admitted to Tihidi Community Health Centre and stated to be stable now. As […]

Odisha: Tech Grad Among 2 Held For Duping Job Seekers Though Fake Website
Chhattisgarh Police Bust 'Maoist' Gun Factory In Odisha, One Held

Raipur: Police in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh have busted a country-made weapons factory in neighbouring Malkangiri district of Odisha, and arrested a Maoist sympathiser who was operating it to supply the arms to Naxals, police said on Sunday. The action was taken based on the inputs provided by a Naxal identified as Madvi Joga (40), […]

Odisha Techie Duped Of Rs 80,000 While Buying Liquor Online

Bhubaneswar: A software engineer was duped of around Rs 80,000 after he reportedly placed an order for home delivery of liquor in Bhubaneswar. The matter came to the fore after the engineer lodged a complaint in this regard at Chandrasekharpur Police Station on Tuesday. The techie alleged that the money was deducted in four phases […]

Animal Skin Smuggling Racket Busted In Odisha, 2 Arrested

Nayagarh: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch busted an animal skin smuggling racket and arrested two persons from Gania area in Nayagarh district on Monday. The arrested persons have been identified as Pratap Kumar Nayak of Sakin village and Kishore Chandra Dehury of Dedhasura village under Daspalla block in the district. The […]

Brown Sugar Worth Rs 28 Lakh Seized In Odisha, Peddler Arrested

Cuttack: The officials of State excise department seized 275 grams of brown sugar amounting to Rs 28 lakh from Pir Bazaar area of Cuttack on Monday morning. Following a tip-off about smuggling of the contraband by a bike-borne youth, the excise sleuths carried out raids in Pir Bazaar area and seized the drug. The youth […]

Odisha Minor Girl 'Gang Raped, Forced To Abort,' Case Against Stepfather, Cops, Doctor

Sundergarh: A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped and later forced to abort in Biramitrapur Police limits area of Sudergarh district. Alleging the involvement of the stepfather of the victim, cops and the doctor in the whole episode, the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) on Wednesday filed a written complaint at Raiboga Police Station against as many […]

Koraput, A Safe Haven For Illegal Ganja Trade?

Bhubaneswar: A lot of youngsters are now getting attracted towards Ganja (dry cannabis) peddling as it is seen as a lucrative trade, said Koraput SP Mukesh Kumar Bhamoo. Due to its geographical location, Koraput district is fast turning into a safe haven for illegal Ganja trade as the narcotics substance is being trafficked to various […]

Sexual Assault Slur On Lady Home Guard In Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: A 20-year-old girl on Sunday brought sexual assault allegations against a lady home guard in Umerkote area of Nabarangpur district. The matter came to the fore after a complaint was lodged at Umerkote Police Station in this regard last night. Based on the complaint, Umerkote Police has initiated an investigation into the matter, said […]

Khurda Bar Employee 'Murder' Case: 6 Persons Detained By Police

Khurda: A day after an employee of a bar in Khurda was allegedly stabbed to death by miscreants; police on Wednesday detained six suspects in connection with the murder. All the accused persons have been nabbed from Ranpur forest. A luxury car (BMW brand) has been seized from their possession, police said. According to sources, […]

Miscreants 'Kill' History-Sheeter In Odisha’s Balasore District
Miscreants 'Kill' History-Sheeter In Odisha’s Balasore District

Balasore: Dreaded criminal Ratan Das alias Jaga was reportedly killed by some unidentified miscreants at Kurunthiapada under Kamardha police limits here late last night. According to reports, Jaga had an altercation with some people while he was collecting protection money on Friday night. Later on Saturday morning, his body was found lying on the road […]

Over 3 Kg Brown Sugar Seized By Odisha Crime Branch

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Sunday seized over three kilograms of Brown Sugar following a raid in Mayurbhanj district and arrested one person in this connection. The cost of the seized narcotics is worth over Rs 3 crore, police said. As per reports, the accused was one of the […]

Youth Hacked In Bhubaneswar Over Past Enmity

Bhubaneswar: Palpable tension prevailed at Bapuji Nagar area in the capital city after a youth was chased and hacked today by miscreants over a suspected past rivalry. The victim has been identified as P Narasingha of nearby locality. The incident happened in broad daylight near Bapuji Nagar overbridge in Bhubaneswar. Getting information, police rushed to […]