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Ganja Seized In Bhubaneswar
Peddlers adopting new means to smuggle Ganja from Odisha: 5 youths arrested

All the five accused had procured the Ganja from Kandhamal district and had reached Bhubaneswar via bus. As liquor is now banned in Bihar, there is a rise in demand for Ganja, especially sourced from Odisha.

  • Thursday, 08 February 2024
2 Youths Missing In Odisha
2 youths missing for 4 days in Balasore, blood-stained bike hints at murder

Meanwhile, a team from the Odisha Fire Services Department and ODRAF are conducting an intensive search operation in the nearby pond.

  • Thursday, 08 February 2024
Masked miscreants decamp with over Rs 9 lakh at gunpoint in Rourkela
Masked miscreants decamp with over Rs 9 lakh at gunpoint in Rourkela

The entire incident has been caught in the CCTV camera installed inside the office. The involvement of locals behind the robbery is suspected. However, there has been no official confirmation in this regard.

Brown sugar worth Rs 50L seized in Puri, two peddlers arrested 
Brown sugar worth Rs 50L seized in Puri, two peddlers arrested 

Puri SP Pinak Mishra said, “We will investigate their forward and backward linkage -- who others are involved in it and from where the two were procuring the banned substance. Their distribution network is under scanner. The two will be thoroughly interrogated.”

1 Arrested In Pan India Courier Fraud
Courier fraud: EOW arrests accused from Himachal Pradesh in Pan-India scam

The accused has been identified as Rajat Kumar of Haryana. He was nabbed from Himachal Pradesh on February 4 and brought to Bhubaneswar on a transit remand today. Rajat Kumar was arrested based on the complaint filed by a lady journalist in Bhubaneswar.

  • Wednesday, 07 February 2024
Four drunk drivers arrested in Bhubaneswar as Police tightens noose 
Four drunk drivers arrested in Bhubaneswar as Police tightens noose 

Laxmisagar Police in Bhubaneswar arrested four drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol late at night on Monday. They were produced in court on Tuesday, police said. 

Pari Rape And Murder Case
Pari rape and murder case: Accused sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment; victim's family not happy over judgment

As there were no eyewitnesses in the case, the Court gave the verdict after going through the circumstantial evidence and examination of over 31 witnesses.

  • Tuesday, 06 February 2024
  • Murder
Brown Sugar Seized In Bhubaneswar
Special Crime Unit nabs 2 drug peddlers, seizes 400 gm brown sugar on Bhubaneswar outskirts

Twin City Police Commissioner, Sanjeeb Panda today informed that both the accused were nabbed by a team of Special Crime Unit from Pahala area.

Cuttack temple loot case cracked, four including goldsmith arrested 
Cuttack temple loot case cracked, four including goldsmith arrested 

The twin-city Commissionerate Police on Monday cracked the temple loot case at Darakhapatna under Madhupatna Police limits of Cuttack by arresting three dacoits.

Deepfake video conference meeting with fake CFO costs company $25.6 million
Deepfake video conference meeting with fake CFO costs company $25.6 million

A deepfake video conference call where a digitally recreated avatar of the chief financial officer (CFO) ordered money transfers has cost a multinational company $25.6 million in a first-such scam.

Police station shootout: Thane court sends BJP MLA to 11 days' police custody
Police station shootout: Thane court sends BJP MLA to 11 days' police custody

Gaikwad, who pumped six bullets into Shiv Sena Kalyan chief Mahesh Gaekwad and his associate Rahul Patil, was presented before Magistrate A.A. Nikam on Saturday evening amid tight security.

  • Saturday, 03 February 2024
Gunshot
Thane shocker: BJP MLA shoots Shiv Sena leader inside police station in CM’s home district; nabbed 

The terrifying drama was captured on the CCTV footage in the cabin showing MLA Ganpat Gaikwad suddenly getting up, taking a couple of steps behind and firing wildly at Mahesh Gaekwad, Patil and Jadhav sprang up and started running toward the door.

  • Saturday, 03 February 2024
Soro Police Station
Baby boy kidnapped from Soro hospital rescued, manhunt launched to nab accused

As per reports, a woman with the baby had gone to the Soro Hospital to obtain a death certificate for one of her relatives. However, she somehow lost her baby while she was at the hospital.

  • Friday, 02 February 2024
Burglars loot gold ornaments worth lakhs from two flats in Bhubaneswar
Burglars loot gold ornaments worth lakhs from two flats in Bhubaneswar

Burglars yet again struck two flats in an apartment and looted gold ornaments worth over lakhs of rupees in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday night, leaving the Commissionerate Police at their wits’ end and giving the residents of the capital city sleepless nights. 

  • Thursday, 01 February 2024
  • Crime
MD Of Real Estate Company Arrested
Real estate company MD arrested for duping flat buyers of Rs 4 crore in Bhubaneswar

The accused was arrested based on the allegations filed by one Anil Kumar Panda. The complainant alleged that he along with 34 others was cheated by the MD of M/s GLF Infratech Pvt. Ltd.

  • Thursday, 01 February 2024
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