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Gangster Hyder's Escape: Constable, Jail Warder Held for Criminal Negligence

Cuttack: Expediting investigation into the escape of dreaded gangster Sheikh Hyder from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, Mangalabag police on Tuesday arrested two more persons including a constable,…

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Odisha: Man, Son Arrested For Setting Forest Ablaze

Boudh: A man and his son were arrested for allegedly setting a forest ablaze at Madhapur in Boudh district on Monday. The accused duo identified as Asan Majhi and his son Shyamghan, residents of Madhapur Colony sahi were setting dry leaves on fire in Mundeswar reserve forest under Madhapur range. Axes and match box have […]

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Odisha: Tutor Arrested For Beating Students In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A tutor has been arrested for allegedly beating two class-III students at Purusottampur under Marshaghai police limits in Kendrapara district on Sunday. The accused, Rajendra Rout was nabbed following a complaint lodged by a guardian at Marshaghai police station. Rout has been forwarded to court today, police said. According to reports, Manabaditya Dash (9) […]

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Yes Bank Founder Rana Kapoor Arrested By ED In HDIL Group Case

Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Yes Bank’s former Chairman Rana Kapoor in an alleged money-laundering case pertaining to the probe in a HDIL group company, official sources said on Wednesday. Currently in jail in the DHFL case, Kapoor – who has been sent to ED custody till January 30 – had allegedly sanctioned […]

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2 Criminals Held For Demanding Rs 20 Lakh Extortion From Builder

Cuttack: Sending a clear message to criminals seeking to thrive on extortion, Commissionerate Police on Wednesday night arrested two youths who threatened a builder at gunpoint and demanded Rs 20 lakh. Addressing a presser, Cuttack DCP, Prateek Singh today informed that the two accused – Jitendra Parida and Govinda Sahu have been arrested and two […]

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Kerala Pregnant Elephant Death: Forest Dept Arrests One Person

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Forest Department on Friday arrested one person in the killing of a pregnant elephant in Palakkad that has bleeded millions of hearts across the country. The probe team are also checking if the killing last month was the work of illicit liquor brewers who do their job in the forests. “KFD has […]

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Bhubaneswar Airport Mishap: Four Including Construction Firm Chief Arrested

Bhubaneswar: Hours after the roof of an under-construction terminal linkage building collapsed at Bhubaneswar airport leaving one dead, the Commissionerate Police arrested four persons including the chief of the company engaged in the construction of the building. As per police sources, Dillip Khatei, chief of Dilip Constructions Pvt Ltd which is executing the construction work; […]

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DEO Arrested A Month After Recovery Of Teacher’s Body From His Residence 

Koraput: Almost a month after a teacher was found hanging in the official quarter of district education officer (DEO) in Koraput, a special squad of police have arrested the DEO Pramod Panda from Cuttack in connection with the case. Earlier, two persons were arrested by Koraput police over the incident. On December 8, Chittaranjan, a […]

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Fake currency notes worth Rs 2.30 lakh seized in Odisha

Rayagada: Police have seized fake currency notes worth Rs 2.30 lakh from Tikiri area of Rayagada district and arrested one person in connection with the case. According to reports, all the currency notes are of Rs 2000 denomination. After getting a tip-off, police raided the residence of the accused Jogendra Nayak in Tikiri area and […]

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78 persons arrested for vandalising factory, assaulting cops

Berhampur: A total of 78 people have been arrested for allegedly vandalising an industrial unit in Ganjam district and also assaulting cops, police said on Wednesday. Police said that most of the accused, who were arrested on Tuesday night, are workers of the ferro chrome unit in the plant. They were displaced during construction of […]

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One more arrested in LS candidate obscene video case

Keonjhar: Police have arrested another journalist in connection with an obscene video featuring a Lok Sabha candidate that went viral. The arrested journalist Simanchal Patra of OTV has been suspended from the news channel. OTV clarified that it has no direct or indirect connection and Simanchal’s role could be at personal level. “Another person, Simanchal […]

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JeM terrorist held for role in 2017 Lethpora attack

Jammu: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday arrested Irshad Ahmad Reshi for involvement in attack on the CRPF Group Centre in Lethpora, Jammu and Kashmir, in 2017. A resident of Ratnipora in J&K’s Pulwama district, Reshi is the fifth accused to have been arrested in the case. “An active overground worker of proscribed terrorist […]

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6 arrested with 62 passports, 28 fake immigration stamps

New Delhi: Six people, including a married couple, were arrested with 62 passports and 28 fake visa stamps, said a police officer here on Sunday. The accused have been identified as Vicky, Sunny, Mukesh, Saurav, Sunita and her husband Ravinder Singh. They were arrested during raids between March 2 and April 5 from different places […]

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Two robbers arrested in Balasore; bike seized

Balasore: The Sahadevkhunta Police on Friday arrested two dacoits involved in several crimes in Balasore district. The arrested criminals have been identified as Deepak Behera alias Kalia and Pravakar Mandal. According to sources, the duo had decamped after snatching a bag containing some cash from a lady at Police line in the town yesterday. However, […]

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CB arrests 4 persons for misappropriating Rs 2 crore from rural bank

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch of Odisha Police today arrested four persons including a woman on charges of misappropriating Rs 2 crore from a regional rural bank. Police informed that the arrests were made based on a complaint lodged by the regional manager of the rural bank, Odisha Gramya Bank […]

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Vigilance officials arrest police ASI over bribery charge

Sambalpur: Vigilance sleuths arrested an Assistant Sub-inspector (ASI) of Sadar police station in Sambalpur yesterday on charges of accepting bribe. The accused ASI, Kishore Bagh, was caught red-handed by the officials of anti-corruption department while taking bribe. According to sources, Bagh accepted a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a man for releasing the latter’s vehicle. […]

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Fake currency racket busted in Kalahandi; 2 arrested

Kalahandi: In another breakthrough, police busted a fake currency note racket in Dharmagarh of Kalahandi district on Friday. While two persons have been arrested in the case, fake notes worth Rs 17,000 were seized from their possession, sources said. The two arrested persons- Rajendra Bhoi and Kulmani Naik, have been identified to be the residents […]

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Police arrests 80 students of Manipur University

Imphal: Eighty students and six professors of the Manipur University were arrested after police stormed the boys’ hostel early on Friday following a complaint by the Vice Chancellor’s office, officials said. According to Inspectors General of Police S. Kailun and Clay Khongsai, the police entered the campus right after midnight on the basis of a […]

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Derogatory remarks row: Abhijit Iyer Mitra granted conditional bail

Bhubaneswar/Delhi: Journalist Abhijit Iyer Mitra who was arrested by police in Delhi earlier today on charges of making derogatory remarks on Odisha, has been granted bail. Delhi Saket Court granted conditional bail to Iyer till September 28 on a surety of Rs 1 lakh and has directed him to depose before Konark Police Station after […]

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Two Kashmiri Islamic State militants arrested in Delhi

New Delhi: Two suspected Islamic State (IS) militants hailing from Jammu and Kashmir have been arrested from here, police said on Friday. The suspects were arrested from the Red Fort area on Thursday night, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Special Cell, P.S. Kushwah said. Kushwah said the arrested were suspected to be associated with the global […]

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3 arrested in Khurda for possessing brown sugar

Khurda: The Khurda district excise officials today arrested three persons on charges of possessing brown sugar and seized 125 grams of the contraband item worth Rs 12.50 lakh from them. Following joint raids by the Khurda district excise officials and a flying squad from Cuttack at Baseli Sahi, Matha Sahi and Hada Chhak of Khurda, […]

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Op-Ed: Time For Odisha Police To Get Its Act Together

We had all hoped against hope that Abdul Rahman, who was arrested by Delhi Police in December, 2015 for his alleged links with Al Qaeda, was the last we would hear about terror’s connections in the Land of Jagannath. But that hope has been rudely shattered with the arrest of Kendrapara resident Habibur Rahman by […]

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BJP Yuva Morcha observes 12-hr bandh in Bhatli; normalcy hit

Bargarh: Normal life has been affected in Bhatli of Bargarh district today due to a dawn-to-dusk bandh being observed by members of the BJP Yuva Morcha protesting arrest of their leader Irashish Acharya. Acharya was arrested on Thursday in connection with a firing incident that took place on June 1. Following the bandh call, shops […]

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Gangster Tito link: Two sharpshooters arrested by Crime Branch STF

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force(STF) of Crime Branch arrested two sharpshooters for having links with gangster Syed Usman Ali alias Tito. The accused S K Sayed & Babula Pati were arrested on Saturday night and are now being interrogated, said STF DIG (Deputy Inspector General of Police) Himanshu Lal today. While Pati was nabbed from […]

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22000 arrested in Bangladesh for trafficking drugs

Dhaka: Bangladesh law enforcers have arrested 22,000 people since launching a crackdown on drug trafficking last month, the country’s Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said on Monday. He made the remarks at a press conference in capital Dhaka organised on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which falls on Tuesday, […]