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Operation Black Gold
Operation black gold: Alloy having 16.67 kg gold, 39.73 kg silver worth over Rs 10 cr seized in Delhi

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.

  • Monday, 29 January 2024
Blot on Khaki: Odisha cop among two arrested in Rs 30 lakh loot case
Blot on Khaki: Odisha cop among two arrested in Rs 30 lakh loot case

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. 

Two persons critical in murderous attack in Odisha’s Sundargarh
Two persons critical in murderous attack in Odisha’s Sundargarh

Police detained three miscreants for allegedly attacking two persons at Sagadabhanga village under Koida Police limits of Sundargarh on Saturday. 

  • Saturday, 27 January 2024
B-Tech lady held for blackmailing women with intimate videos in Bhubaneswar 
B-Tech lady held for blackmailing women with intimate videos in Bhubaneswar 

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. 

Two cops critical in brutal assault by accused at Odisha’s Chandipur Police Station
Two cops critical in brutal assault by accused at Odisha’s Chandipur Police Station

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.

Odisha Police busts cryptocurrency racket operating from Cambodia
Odisha Police busts cryptocurrency racket operating from Cambodia

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.”

Bijay Bharadwaj and Himanshu Bhandari
Odisha OPID court awards 10 yrs jail to two Noida-based scamsters for Rs 2.35 cr fraud

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.

  • Saturday, 27 January 2024
Elephant Tusk Seized In Deogarh
Three ivory smugglers arrested after raid on hotel in Deogarh, 2 tusks seized

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.

  • Saturday, 27 January 2024
Pre-activated SIM Card Menace
Pre-activated SIM cards and cyber crime; several rackets busted, many still thriving in Odisha

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

CBI arrests senior GST superintendent for accepting Rs 20,000 bribe in Odisha 
CBI arrests senior GST superintendent for accepting Rs 20,000 bribe in Odisha 

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. 

Youths unleash terror with swords in Khallikote
Sword-wielding youths unleash terror over cricket match dispute in Odisha

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.

  • Thursday, 25 January 2024
Fake SIM Card Racket Busted In Keonjhar
Pre-activated SIM card racket busted in Keonjhar; SIM cards used in over 300 cyber crimes including by ‘Jamtara gang’

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.

Bangalore Metro Rail Corp slaps Rs 10000 fine on passenger for ‘sexually harassing’ woman
Bangalore Metro Rail Corp slaps Rs 10000 fine on passenger for ‘sexually harassing’ woman

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.

Deceased Runu Bibi
Man absconding after killing wife following dispute over dowry, girl child in Bhadrak

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.

  • Wednesday, 24 January 2024
Stolen Cars Recovered By Police
Bhubaneswar Police busts rental car theft gang; 2 arrested, 9 stolen cars recovered

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.

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