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Man Murdered In Bhubaneswar, CCTV Footage Captures Incident

Bhubaneswar: In a horrific incident, a man was allegedly brutally hacked to death at Samantarapur area in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. The deceased Jambu Sahu, who used to run a sweets stall, is suspected to have been killed by his business rival. As per reports, the victim was chased on the road before he was brutally […]

Bhubaneswar Bank Robberies: Accused Had Suffered Losses During Lockdown , Used Toy Gun For Crime

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Monday claimed breakthrough in the twin bank loot incidents by nabbing the accused involved in the crime. The accused has been identified as Soumya Ranjan Jena. At a presser, Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi today informed that the accused had suffered huge losses during the lockdown and committed the offence only […]

Miscreants Loot Rs 7 Lakh At Gunpoint In Khordha

Khordha: Miscreants on Monday looted Rs 7 lakh from an employee of a private micro-financing company at Khordha. As per preliminary reports, three miscreants looted the cash after terrorising the staff of the company at gun-point near Jatani Municipality Chhak. Khordha: 3 miscreants allegedly loot Rs 7 lakh from an employee of an investment firm […]

Married Woman, Youth Found Hanging In Kalahandi Forest; Love Angle Suspected

Kalahandi: Bodies of a woman and a youth were recovered from a forest near Salebheta village of Kalahandi district on Tuesday. The deceased have been identified as Bobby Parabhoe and Lingaraji Majhi. Bobby, who happens to be a married woman, was reportedly missing for past few days. Her husband M. Prabhoe had lodged a police […]

Bhubaneswar: Miscreants Snatch Chain From Woman On Moving Scooter

Bhubaneswar: A girl riding a scooter was robbed of her gold chain by motorcycle-borne miscreants in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. The incident was reported near Apollo Hospitals in the capital city. Another chain snatching from a moving vehicle in #Bhubaneswar! Miscreants snatch chain from a woman on scooter near Apollo Hospitals; victim woman injured after falling […]

Bhubaneswar: Sweet Stall Owner Murder Case Solved, 5 Held, Business Rivalry Motive: Police

Bhubaneswar: At least five persons have so far been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a sweets stall owner in the Samantrapur locality of the city last week, senior officials of Commissionerate Police said on Friday. The police said that Sambhu Sahu, the sweet stall owner, had been brutally hacked to death on […]

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Auto-Driver Attempts To Rape Girl After Kidnapping Her; Victim Rescued By Cattle-grazers

Cuttack: A group of cattle-grazers on Friday rescued a girl who was allegedly being kidnapped by an auto-rickshaw driver who also attempted to rape her. As per preliminary reports, the girl from Kendrapara district was to appear in an examination at Bhubaneswar. She reportedly got down from a bus at Link Road and took a […]

Firing Inside Odisha Executive Engineer’s Office, Contractor Injured

Nuapada: A contractor sustained injuries allegedly in firing inside the office premises of the Rural Development Executive Engineer in Khariar of Nuapada district on Friday. The injured contractor has been identified as Pawan Kumar Agarwal. Though the exact reason behind the firing is still unclear, three persons who hail from Kantabanji and Khariar have been […]

Armed Dacoits Hold Family Hostage; Loot Gold Ornaments, Cash

Cuttack: A gang of armed dacoits decamped with gold and Rs 13,000 cash after holding a family hostage in their house at Dwarabatipur village in Athagarh block of Cuttack district in the wee hours today. As per reports, around 5-6 dacoits armed with guns and sharp weapons barged into the house of one Ravindra Nayak […]

Attack On Journalist In Odisha, 2 Arrested

Bhadrak: Two persons have been arrested on the charges of attacking a working journalist in Dhamnagar area of Bhadrak district, police informed on Sunday. The accused have been identified as Devendra Mohapatra and Mahendra Mohapatra. As per reports, the duo allegedly attacked one Sanjiv Mohanty, a journalist of a daily newspaper when the latter was […]

Odisha: Accused In Foiled ATM Loot Bid 'Learnt Tricks From YouTube'

Cuttack: Timely action by Commissionerate Police foiled a robbery attempt at an ATM counter in Gandarpur area under Chauliaganj Police limits in the wee hours of today. Addressing a presser today, Cuttack DCP, Prateek Singh informed that the accused Sishir Debanath was working at a medicine store and has confessed. “The accused watched several videos […]

Illegal Arms Racket Busted In Odisha; 8 Guns, 12 Rounds Of Ammunition Seized

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the festive season, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Odisha Police Crime Branch busted an illegal weapon-supply racket on Friday by arresting two dealers from the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. Eight firearms including two pistols, five revolvers (country-made) and a rifle and 12 rounds of live ammunition were seized from the two […]

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Odisha: Youth Kills Elder Brother In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A 32-year-old man allegedly murdered his elder brother in Kendrapara district on Friday, police said. The incident took place at Sanadanga village in Patkura police station area when accused Loaknath Mishra in a sudden rage attacked his elder brother Umakant Mishra (35) with a wooden plank, killing him on the spot, they said. The […]

Duplicate Zarda Manufacturing Unit Busted In Odisha

Jajpur: In a major crackdown, Jenapur police on Monday busted a duplicate zarda (tobacco) manufacturing unit following a raid at Malahat village in Jajpur district. As per reports, the illegal zarda manufacturing unit was operating for the past few months in the area. On getting information, a police team led by Jajpur SDPO conducted a […]

12 Poachers Arrested For Youth’s Death In Odisha

Sambalpur: As many as 12 persons were arrested on Sunday on charges of killing a youth from Dudulmunda village under Jujumura police limits of Sambalpur district, last week. The half-charred body of the youth, identified as Nilambar Besanchor, was recovered from the Bander forest area on October 16. It is alleged that Nilambar died on […]