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Tag: Abduction

Delivery Boy In Bhubaneswar Kidnapped
Delivery Boy In Bhubaneswar ‘Kidnapped’, Dhauli Police Launches Investigation

Saturday night, a delivery boy was allegedly kidnapped by some unidentified miscreants near Daya river road at Lingipur area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.

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Bhubaneswar Man Abducted By Two Youths For Duping Them With Job Promise In Odisha Police, Rescued
Bhubaneswar Man Abducted By Two Youths For Duping Them With Job Promise In Odisha Police, Rescued

During the interrogation, the two kidnappers admitted to their crime and revealed that Sadananda had fleeced Rs 3.5 lakh from them two years back.

Couple Held For Kidnapping Nephew, Demanding Ransom In Kendrapada
Odisha Couple Held For Kidnapping Nephew, Demanding Rs 5 Lakh Ransom  

Ranjan and his wife were arrested from Bhubaneswar and the child was rescued unharmed within 24 hours of his family lodging a police complaint.

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Youth ‘Abducted’ By Sarpanch’s Kin, Villagers Block Road In Cuttack

Tension prevailed at Mahakalabasta village as locals stageed a road blockade on Old Cuttack-Sambalpur road near the village on Tuesday, protesting alleged abduction of a youth of their village.

Odisha: Construction Company Staff Abducted At Gunpoint in Angul

Angul: Unidentified miscreants have allegedly kidnapped two employees of a construction company that has been engaged in the construction of  a bridge on Kamparakela-Timi road under Pallahara block in the district. According to reports, around 12 unknown persons reached the construction site on Monday night and enquired about the employees who are on-duty. The miscreants, […]

Jajpur Minor Girl Abduction & Rape: Odisha Police Constable, Three Others Arrested

Jajpur: A police constable and three others were arrested today in connection with the alleged rape and abduction of a minor girl in Jajpur. As per reports, the arrested cop Santosh Barik is brother-in-law of the prime accused in the case, Pintu. Apart from Santosh, Pintu’s aunt and two of his friends have been arrested […]

Hours after abduction, contractor and his associate rescued

Berhampur: In a dramatic turn of events, Aska Police today rescued a contractor who was allegedly abducted along with one of his associates at gunpoint from Alipur village in Ganjam district yesterday. The contractor Prasanna Gouda and his associate Kalu Jena were rescued from Putibadi-Pathara road. Earlier, the family members of Gouda had lodged a […]

Man arrested for kidnapping minor boy for ransom

Sambalpur: Police today arrested the key accused in the abduction of the 10-year-old boy, who had managed to escape from captivity in Kuchinda area of Sambalpur yesterday. The kidnapper identified as Niranjan Sunani had abducted the minor boy from Gundurchuan village and demanded a ransom of Rs 1 lakh. According to the police, Sunani kidnapped […]

Girl survives abduction bid, files police complaint

Bhadrak: A young girl from Guapokhari village under Dhamnagar police limits here who allegedly survived an abduction bid on Tuesday, has filed a complaint against the kidnappers at the local police station. As per sources, the incident occurred on September 4 minutes after she reached Dhamnagar Chhak in a bus from Bhubaneswar. In her complaint, […]

3 held for abducting lady teacher in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Three persons were arrested for allegedly abducting a lady teacher in Tumudibandha police limits area of Kandhamal district on Saturday. The arrested have been identified as Srikant Majhi, a teacher in Badipanga Primary School in the district and his two associates- Chagala Majhi and Nasri Majhi. Police also rescued the lady teacher from Srikant’s […]

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Woman Block Chairman Thrashed, Forced To Wear Shoe Garland; Video Goes Viral

Baripada: A woman was allegedly assaulted and forced to wear a garland of shoes by villagers of Nuadihi in Mayurbhanj district for purportedly supporting a youth who has abducted a minor girl of the village. A video of the whole incident has reportedly gone viral on social media. According to sources, the incident took place […]

BJP abducted Congress MLA, alleges Siddaramaiah

  New Delhi: Ahead of the floor test tomorrow, the Congress party has alleged that the  BJP has “abducted” and “kept in wrongful confinement” Karnataka Congress MLA Anand Singh by using the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Income Tax (I-T) department against him. Speaking to reporters after participating in a demonstration by the Congress against […]

Odisha MLA's relatives charged with abduction

  Bolangir: Three relatives of Kantabaji MLA Ayub Khan have been accused of abducting two contractors and demanding ransom from them in Bolangir. As per a written complaint filed with the Bolangir Superintendent of Police, contractor brothers from Lathor village—Nilesh Agarwal and Akash Agarwal, had come to Bolangir’s MI office at around 11 am today […]

Six Indians abducted in Afghanistan

  Kabul: Unidentified armed men abducted six Indians and one Afghan employee of an Indian infrastructure company in Afghanistan’s Baghlan province on Sunday, a media report said The incident happened in Bagh-e-Shamal village of the provincial capital Pul-e-Khomre, TOLOnews reported, citing local officials They were abducted while travelling to the area, where the company, KEC, […]

Maoists release four abducted villagers

  Kalahandi: Two days after the abduction of four villagers including the village guard of Lakhpadar village in Lanjigarh block of Kalahandi district, the Maoists finally released them on Sunday. The four abducted persons have been identified as Babula Nayak, Raju Nayak, Khetra Harijan(village guard) and Bisikeshan Harijan. According to reports, 10-12 members of the […]

Youth kidnapped, tortured over father’s business rivalry

Berhampur: A youth was abducted and tortured allegedly by unidentified miscreants at Gudiapalli village under Kabisuryanagar police limits in Ganjam district. The matter came to light after the youth managed to escape four days after being kidnapped and narrated his ordeal in front of his family members, who later lodged a police complaint in this […]

Class 8 girl goes missing from school; family alleges abduction

Paralakhemundi: A Class 8 girl has gone missing from school since February 1 at Gundima village under Adaba police limits in Gajpati district. As per a complaint lodged by the family, the girl left for school on February 1 but did not return. They alleged that a youth of Birikote village kidnapped the girl, a […]

Five get lifer for abduction of 4-yr-old girl in 2002

Jeypore: Five persons were convicted for abducting a 4-year-old girl in Koraput in 2002 and awarded life imprisonment for the same by the Koraput District Judge today. As per sources, nine miscreants had abducted the minor girl, daughter of a Telecommunication Division Manager on December 18, 2002 while she was returning from school in Koraput. […]

Two youths abduct, rape Class IX girl

Boudh: A Class IX girl was allegedly raped after being abducted by two youths in Kodibahal village under Kantamal Tehsil of Boudh district, police said today. The incident took place yesterday when the girl had arrived at the village to attend the marriage function of a relative. She along with her paternal aunt had gone […]

Maoists free abducted villagers in Rayagada

Rayagada: The Maoists today released four residents of Badadenguni village in the district who were abducted four days ago. The villagers- Bali Karkaria,Tela Karkaria, Nepal Takri, and Hara Takri- were kidnapped by armed extremists on Sunday suspecting them to be police informers. No complaint was lodged with police by the families, Bisam Katak SDPO said. […]

Abducted Kendrapara contractor released in Cuttack

Kendrapara: A contractor who was abducted by bike-borne miscreants few hours ago from his office in Kajala village of Kendrapara district has been reportedly released by the abductors on Saturday. According to sources, the contractor Siba Parida was released unharmed today near Manguli Chhak in Cuttack. Earlier today, Siba was in his office in Kujala […]

51 MPs, MLAs have declared crime cases against women

New Delhi: As many as 51 MPs and MLAs have declared cases of crime against women, including of alleged rape and abduction, a study said today. Of the 51, 48 are Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and three are Members of Parliament (MPs), said a study by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a non-government organisation […]

7 held in Angul contractor kidnapping case

Angul: Seven persons were arrested by Angul police on Sunday in connection with abduction of a contractor. Six cell phones, a Bolero that was allegedly used for the kidnapping and a motorcycle were reportedly seized by police from them. However, two more accused are still absconding. Meanwhile, in a press conference held yesterday, Angul Additional […]

Delhi: Odia pilgrim rescued 3 months after abduction

New Delhi: A man from Sundergarh who was abducted from Old Delhi Railway station area three months ago, was rescued from Kurukshetra in Haryana, Delhi Police said today. Ganesh Salima of Tangarapalli in Sundergarh district was on a pilgrimage to Vaishno Devi on March 27 with his wife Manju. While returning home, some miscreants kidnapped […]

Police angle in missing Nayagarh students’ case

Nayagarh: The missing of two students of Industrial Training Centre (ITC) in Nayagarh took a new turn after police revealed that they were detained by Chauliaganj police in Cuttack over some cases. The Commissionerate Police raided a place near the college to arrest Anil Sahoo against whom several cases are pending at Chauliaganj police station. […]

Kidnapped Jajpur businessman rescued, 5 held

Jajpur: A Jajpur based businessman abducted from Puri on Monday was today rescued by police who arrested five abductors in the case. Police nabbed the kidnappers near Rathia area under Jaraka police limits in the district while they were escaping through NH 17 via Jajpur in a car. The abductors had reportedly demanded a ransom […]

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Business rivalry behind abduction, says Industrialist Deepak Swami

Bhubaneswar: After being released from his abductors on Wednesday night, Bhubaneswar-based industrialist, Deepak Swami opened up for the first time and said business rivalry was the reason behind his abduction. Deepak alleged that his rival Bikram Mohanty is the mastermind of the incident and demanded a police probe into it. He said some miscreants had […]

Pak points finger at India over army officer's disappearance

New Delhi/Islamabad: Pakistan claimed today “foreign spy agencies” may have “trapped” and then abducted one of its former army officers, who has mysteriously disappeared from a Nepalese town close to the Indian border. Lt Col Muhammad Habib Zahir disappeared on April 6 from Lumbini, a Buddhist pilgrimage site near India’s border town of Sonauli, where […]

Abducted Hinjili youth rescued from Kolkata

Hinjili (Ganjam): Youth abducted from Hinjili on March 29 was rescued by the local police team from Kolkata and two persons were held for their involvement in the kidnapping case. After tracking mobile phones and examining the call records, the police team managed to trace the abducted youth, Pratap Kumar Patnaik, from a locality in […]

Fresh twist to abduction drama; poll staff say kidnap report true

Malkangiri: In a new turn to the abduction episode, two poll officials today admitted that they were kidnapped by the left wing extremists. Their statement came a day after the Malkangiri SDPO dismissed the report. Two election officials Praveen Soren, Kaminikant Se have met top police officials and Collector today after being released from the […]

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Poll officials safe, abduction report fake: Police

Malkangiri: Hours after the report of Maoists abducting five poll officials in the cut-off areas of Chitrakonda in the district, the police confirmed that the report was a rumour and fake and no officials were abducted. “There is no substance of Maoists kidnapping the officials. This is a rumour and based on fake information. Investigation […]

4 poll officials abducted, produced in Praja court by Maoists

Malkangiri: As the State is readying for panchayat elections next month, five persons including four poll officials were on Friday abducted by suspected Maoists from the Chitrakonda cut-off area of the district. The officials have been identified as Purusottam Behera, Hrushikesh Naik, Praveen Soren and Kaminikant Se. Sources said, Jodamba village head Laxman Sisa’s son […]

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Minor girl gang raped, dumped; 3 persons arrested

Phulbani: In a heinous crime, a minor girl was gang raped and later dumped at Baliguda in Kandhamal district. As per allegations, the victim was abducted by two youths from her own village in a car while she was returning from her neighbor’s house. Sources informed that the minor was raped and then was dumped […]

Body of missing high school lady teacher found

Pallahara (Angul): 17 days since going missing, the decomposed body of the lady teacher of Bandhabhuin Girls’ High School in Jamardiha village was recovered today. The deceased Muni Sae’s (33) body was recovered from brick stack on the riverbed near Atanaka village. Four days earlier, the local police had seized an Activa scooter, shoes, vanity […]

Kolkata businessman abducted in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: Unidentified miscreants today abducted a Kolkata-based businessman identified as Pratik Patodia from near Beramahal here while he was on his way towards Kirei, where he owns a spinning mill, from Jharsuguda. According to sources, Pratik’s abandoned car and his sunglasses were seen at the spot where he is believed to have been abducted from. […]