The electric meters were found to be functional with genuine populated circuit boards. How It Was Busted? After preliminary examination, the electric meters appeared to be unusually heavy.
A case was registered against the two following which the constable has been dismissed from the job while several other persons of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh involved in the loot case are absconding.
Police detained three miscreants for allegedly attacking two persons at Sagadabhanga village under Koida Police limits of Sundargarh on Saturday.
The police are on the lookout for the arrested woman’s husband, the prime suspect in the case, who is absconding. He is reportedly a Diploma holder.
The injured constables were admitted to Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital in Balasore. Later one of the constables identified as Siddheswar Sahu was shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after his condition worsened.
Rourkela SP Mitrabhanu Satpathy said, “The accused usually make fake applications and lure people into investing in various shares by promising high returns. They made an India SEBI App through which they received investments from various parts of the country and even abroad. About 210 cases are pending against the gang in different states.”
The accused are Bijay Bharadwaj and Himanshu Bhandari from Noida in Uttar Pradesh. The duo has been convicted under IT Act for defrauding one Pramod Kumar Rout of Odisha.
As per reports, the forest officials received a tip-off about ivory smuggling in Deogarh Forest Division area. They raided a hotel and arrested the three smugglers.
Criminals running extortion rackets and cyber frauds are the biggest users of such pre-activated SIM cards. Such SIM cards also have huge adverse national security implications as those are used by terrorist and insurgent groups, said former Odisha DGP BK Sharma
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday caught the Goods and Services Tax (GST) superintendent red-handed while accepting bribe from a contractor in Sundargarh district’s Rourkela.
It is alleged that a controversy had erupted between two groups during a cricket match in the village some months back. The matter had even reached the police station.
Senior police officials informed that after activation, the miscreants were selling the SIM cards to cyber criminals in Jharkhand, Bihar and Rajasthan. The cybercriminals subsequently used the pre-activated SIM cards to dupe people across the country.
Adapting zero tolerance approach towards violence, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has imposed a hefty fine of Rs 10,000 on a man for misbehaving with a woman passenger.
The deceased has been identified as Runu Bibi from Mirzapur village under Burunabazar Police limits. She was allegedly murdered by her husband Sk Mojul Hussain from Gujidarada village.
As per reports, the duo rented cars from two different self-drive rental agencies in Bhubaneswar but never returned them. After stealing them, the duo mortgaged the cars and earned money worth lakhs of rupees from it.