• otv

Tag: Abduction

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 […]

Deepak Swami
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 […]

Malkangiri SDPO
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 […]

Police station - Baliguda, Kandhamal
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. […]