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Rs 70Lakh loan against fake gold lands bank officials in trouble in Odisha 
Rs 70Lakh loan against fake gold lands finance company officials in trouble in Odisha 

The person who has taken the loan by mortgaging fake gold has been identified as Prashant Kumar Senapati, who is absconding. 

  • Wednesday, 11 January 2023
Puri Plus 3 girl murder case ‘red flagged’, 3 more arrested
Puri Plus 3 girl murder case ‘red flagged’, 3 more arrested

Monali Maharana was allegedly killed by her father Durgacharan, stepmother and uncle. The trio later cremated her body and cleaned up the crematorium in a bid to destroy evidence.

  • Wednesday, 11 January 2023
District Court, Rohini
Kanjhawala case: Court defers hearing on accused Ashutosh's bail plea

Accused of tampering with evidence, Bhardwaj's bail plea was scheduled for hearing before Metropolitan Magistrate Sanya Dalal and has now been adjourned to January 12 due to the judge's absence.

  • Tuesday, 10 January 2023
Engineering student abducted in Bhubaneswar, rescued from crematorium
Engineering student abducted in Bhubaneswar, rescued from crematorium

Police, meanwhile, arrested a second year B.Tech student identified as Nitish in this connection.

  • Tuesday, 10 January 2023
BSKY Fraud
Misuse of BSKY cards: 5 in Cuttack held for siphoning off lakhs through false bills

As per the allegations, the concerned staff of the private hospital ‘South Point’ along with some middlemen were allegedly withdrawing lakhs of rupees by creating false bills without admitting patients.

Girl Killed
Odisha shocker: Girl killed, cremated by father, stepmother; sister lodges complaint seeking justice

Ranjita has brought such allegations against her father, stepmother and others as they used to torture her sister Monali and were against her studies and were forcing her to do household work.

  • Tuesday, 10 January 2023
Woman set on fire
Delhi shocker: Pregnant woman set on fire, DCW steps in

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has issued a notice to the Delhi Police seeking details of the FIR and the accused arrested after a woman who was in the seventh month of pregnancy was set on fire by her husband and in-laws by pouring petrol here in Bawana area.

Archana Nag
Honeytrap case: ED files 2241-page chargesheet; attaches Archana’s lavish building

The matter first came to the fore after film producer Akshay Parija lodged a complaint against Archana Nag and her associate Sradhanjali at Nayapalli police station.

  • Monday, 09 January 2023
Vandalism in bar
Vandalism inside bar in Bhubaneswar; 34 persons arrested, bus seized

Around 34 to 35 persons, mostly students and businessmen, had initially congregated at Baramunda bus stand for a picnic to Mayurbhanj.

Drugs Peddler Arrested
STF seizes brown sugar worth over Rs 1 crore, nabs drug peddler

The drugs peddler, identified as Hara Prasad Prusty, was arrested from Narayani Pitha near Kantilo under Fategarh Police Station on Sunday evening. Brown sugar weighing 1 Kg 190 gram was seized from his possession.

Rs 3 Crore Rice Missing!!
10,000 Quintal Rice Goes Missing, Godown Set On Fire to Cover Up Scam In Odisha

Sonepur administrative authorities have launched an investigation into the allegations of shocking rice scam at the PEG RRC godown in Binika area of the district. The district supply department has registered a case against the concerned agent named Bimali Bharati and the godown owner at Binika police station.

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  • Sunday, 08 January 2023
Manja Thread
'Killer manja thread’ stocks seized in Cuttack ahead of Makar Sankranti

Despite the ban, such deadly threads are easily available and sold in the markets. In a bid to put a check on the sale, the Commissionerate Police launched a crackdown and seized huge quantities of such dangerous manja thread following a raid in Cuttack.

Aska Ragging Case
Ragging in Aska Science College, 2 students arrested

It is alleged that four students including Debasish and Kailash intercepted the girl student and misbehaved with her while she was returning home after college on January 3.

Mahanga Double Murder
Mahanga double murder: Salepur JMFC allows protest petition against BJD's Pratap Jena

It is pertinent to mention here that BJP leader Kulamani Baral, who was the block chairman of Mahanga, and his associate Dibyasingha Baral were brutally killed on January 2, 2021.

  • Sunday, 08 January 2023
  • BJD
Irani Gang Busted
‘Irani gang’ busted, 4 criminals nabbed from Raipur

The gang, which is known to have a presence across India, had become a challenge for the Commissionerate Police in Bhubaneswar as the criminals were involved in a series of crimes in the capital city. The ‘Irani gang’ members said to be involved in 20 cases in the past several months.