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2 Criminals Held For Demanding Rs 20 Lakh Extortion From Builder

Cuttack: Sending a clear message to criminals seeking to thrive on extortion, Commissionerate Police on Wednesday night arrested two youths who threatened a builder at gunpoint and demanded Rs 20 lakh. Addressing a presser, Cuttack DCP, Prateek Singh today informed that the two accused – Jitendra Parida and Govinda Sahu have been arrested and two […]

Mutilated Body Of Youth Found Near Baramunda Flyover In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Panic gripped commuters after mutilated body of a youth was recovered near Baramunda flyover bridge on Sunday. The identity of the deceased youth is yet to be ascertained. As a motorcycle has been recovered from near the spot, it is unclear whether it is an accident or the youth was murdered. The body has […]

Bhubaneswar: 5 Journalists Among 6 Held For Extortion

Bhubaneswar: As many as six people including five journalists were arrested by Commissionerate Police on the charges of extorting Rs 1.5 lakh from a private company on Monday. As per reports, the five journalists were reportedly working for a web-channel. All of them were arrested by Khanagiri police. #Bhubaneswar: Six people including five journalists working […]

Bhubaneswar: Burglars loot Cash, Gold worth Over Rs 7 Lakh From Professor’s House

Bhubaneswar: It seems Bhubaneswar has become the crime capital in Odisha as there has been no let up to the growing crime instances in the city since the past couple of months. A day after an engineer was brutally assaulted with sword and robbed on Wednesday, criminals looted cash and gold ornaments worth around Rs […]

Youth Thrashed For ‘Harassing’ Married Woman On Facebook

Bhadrak: Harassing a married woman and making advances at her on Facebook proved costly for a Balasore youth as he was reportedly beaten black and blue by her relatives in Bhadrak. Fed up with repeated harassment, the woman along with her relatives lured the youth into a trap and called him to meet her at […]

3 Criminals Held For Extortion In Cuttack
3 Criminals Held For Extortion In Cuttack

Cuttack: Sending a stern message to criminals, the Commissionerate Police on Saturday arrested three more persons on the charges demanding extortion from different businessmen and other institutions in Cuttack. The criminals were arrested under the ongoing special drive, ‘No To Dadabati (Extortion)’ launched by the Commissionerate Police in the Twin Cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar […]

Caught On Cam: Miscreants Snatch Gold Chain From Woman Near Khordha Model PS

Khordha: In a broad daylight incident, two bike-borne miscreants snatched a gold chain from a woman 200 mts away from the Model Police Station in the district on Tuesday. According to reports, the incident happened when the victim Namita Tripathy was standing in front of her house at the Post Office lane after returning from […]

Major Gun Running Racket Busted In Odisha, 2 Criminals Arrested; 8 Pistols Seized

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch arrested two arms smugglers following a raid near Sikharghat bridge under Niali police limits in Cuttack district on Friday. The…

Another Adulterated Ghee Manufacturing Unit Busted In Cuttack

Cuttack: Continuing with its crackdown on adulterated food processing units, the Commissionerate Police on Monday busted a factory engaged in the manufacturing of spurious ghee products. The adulterated ghee manufacturing unit was busted following a raid by a team of Badambadi police and health officials of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC). Huge quantities of labels of […]

Odisha: Teenager Girl Allegedly Raped In Jajpur, One Arrested
Odisha: Teenager Girl Allegedly Raped In Jajpur, One Arrested

Jajpur: A 25-year-old man was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a girl in the district. As per the complaint lodged at the Binjharpur police station, the man barged into the house of the 15-year-old girl when she was alone on Saturday afternoon. “He bolted the main door of our house from inside and raped […]

Odisha: Miscreants Loot Rs 2.5 Lakh Infront Of SBI In Nilagiri

Balasore: Unidentified miscreants decamped with Rs 2.5 lakh from a person who was on his way to deposit the cash in AXIS Bank at Nilagiri of Balasore district on Thursday. As per reports, the miscreants looted the cash from one Purnachandra Mohapatra who had withdrawn the money from State Bank of India (SBI). “I had […]

Balasore Girl ‘Murdered’ In Bhubaneswar, Body Dumped In Ganjam; Couple Arrested

Berhampur: A couple from Bhubaneswar was arrested on Monday on the charges of killing a girl, who worked as a domestic help at their residence in the capital city, and disposing her body in Ganjam district. Briefing the media at a presser, Ganjam SP Brijesh Ray said that the cops have successfully cracked the case […]

Odisha: Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized In Bhadrak

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Tuesday seized brown sugar weighing 1.14 kg following a raid in Bhadrak on Monday. The cost of the narcotics in the international market is believed to be over Rs 1 crore. As per reports, a team of STF conducted a raid at Bhadrak-Chandbali road after […]

Youths Dump Girl's Body On Roadside, Flee Spot In Jajpur
Odisha: Duo Carries RD Women's Univ Student's Body On Scooter; Dumps It On Roadside

Jajpur: Police recovered the body of a girl from the roadside near Mulapala Chhak under Kuakhia police limits in Jajpur district on Wednesday morning. The girl, a resident of Jashipur police station area in Mayurbhanj district was a Plus 3 second-year student of Rama Devi Women’s University in Bhubaneswar. Speaking on the matter, vice-chancellor of […]

Commissionerate Police Foils Dacoity Bid, 5 Criminals Arrested In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police claimed to have averted a major robbery plot by arresting a criminal gang from Saheed Nagar area in Bhubaneswar. The five robbers were nabbed by a team of police during night patrolling at Shantipalli slum on Sunday night. Senior officials of the Commissionerate Police informed that one 9 MM semi-automatic pistol, […]