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Tag: Arrest

ATM looter arrested from Ghaziabad

Cuttack: A 25-year-old youth from Ghaziabad has been arrested for making fraudulent transactions by exploiting the loopholes in the cash dispensation system of various ATMs her in the city. Prime accused Md. Gaffur aka Sonu Mallick successfully had managed to loot Rs 1.70 lakh from at least four ATMs of different banks in Cuttack in […]

Teenagers arrested for killing youth

Kendrapara: A group of teenagers were arrested on charges of gunning down one of their friends on December 20 near Kendrapara Township in Odisha, the police said today. All arrested youths are first-timers in crime and are in the age group of 18 to 19 years and have decent as well as educated family background, […]

Sex scandal video: BJP stages road blockade demanding arrest of BMC mayor

Bhubaneswar: Vehicular movement on busy street of Power chhak here came to a grinding halt for some time on Friday as members of BJP staged a road blockade demanding the arrest of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) mayor Ananta Narayan Jena for his alleged involvement in a sex tape which has gone viral on social networking […]

Chilika boat tragedy: Boatman held after discharge from MKCG

Berhampur: Two days after the tragic boat mishap in Chilika lake, Rambha Police today arrested the boatman soon after his discharge from MKCG Medical College and Hospital here. Report said the boatman Bidesh Mallick alias Hatia along with other injured passengers of the ill-fated boat were rescued and admitted to MKCG hospital on Saturday. As […]

Razor attack: one more accused arrested

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate police on Tuesday arrested one more accused in the razor attack case which had left six people in Baramunda-Siripur area injured here on Sunday. Though the accused, already identified by the police as Ashis Behera was on the run, police was able to arrest him from Kendrapara, Police Commissioner YB Khurania said. […]

Eve teasing: Irate students demand arrest of accused

Brahmagiri: Tension ran high in Brahmagiri area after the students of Brahmeswar College staged a road blockade on Brahmagiri-Delang road this morning demanding immediate arrest of a non-student for misbehaving a Plus Two girl student by passing lewd comments and attacking her with a blade recently. The students later withdrew the blockade after police assured […]

Four Philippines nationals arrested

Berhampur: The Marine Police, Ganjam arrested four Philippines nationals today for talking over Thuraya Satellite phone. Reports said the four Philippines nationals—Nathaniel A. Faza (38), second officer, Librado P. Jemina (37), chief officer, Eduardo S. Gruspe (46), chief cook and Jescel B. Bautista (34), ordinary seaman— had come in a MB Fortune cargo vessel to […]

Railway staff among three held for defrauding job aspirants

Rourkela: Bandhamunda police today arrested three persons including a Railway mechanic fitter on the charge of defrauding the job aspirants with a promise to provide them jobs in Indian Railways. The arrested have been identified as Harry Anthony alias Harry, Bilkan Bhengra and Sugan Gudia. While Harry works as a mechanical fitter in Indian Railways, […]

Navodaya student’s suicide: Locals demand arrest of principal

Bhadrak: Tension ran high at Basudevpur in Bhadrak district today as irate locals staged a road blockade demanding immediate arrest of principal of Navodaya Vidyalaya while blaming him for the death of a Class XI student who committed suicide inside the hostel in the school premises yesterday. The irate locals blocked Basudevpur-Dharma road Chandimal Chhak […]

Youth held for posting obscene video of girl on internet

Nabarangapur: Police arrested a youth of Raighar in Nabarangpur district on Thursday allegedly for keeping physical relationship with a minor girl and uploading the video clip of the same on the internet. As per an FIR lodged at the Raighar police station, one Pranab Chakraborty kept physical relationship with the 14-year-old girl of his neighbour […]

Attack on Telkoi MLA: 7 accused arrested

Keonjhar: Harichadanpur police arrested seven persons last night in connection with the attack on Telkoi MLA Vedavyas Nayak at a party meeting held recently. According to sources, police had lodged FIRs against 12 persons in this case. Under the direction of the district SP, SDPO Ghatagaon and Harichandanpur police conducted joint raids at various places […]

Malkangiri RD engineer in Vigilance net

Malkangiri: Vigilance sleuths arrested the executive engineer of the Rural Development (RD) department in Malkangiri today. The officials conducted a raid at Mathili and seized Rs 7.5 lakh in cash from the car. The officials detained executive engineer Ranesh Chandra Jaal and a contractor from the car. Vigilance is investigating the source of the huge […]

Chit fund scam: Raj Godson CMD arrested in Balasore

Balasore: In yet another case in the chit fund scam in the State, Balasore police on Wednesday arrested the CMD of the Raj Godson chit fund firm Jagdish Mishra for allegedly duping people of around Rs 15 crore. The police arrested Mishra after the affected investors detained him and later handed him over to the […]

Notorious criminal Ramzan Khan arrested

Bhubaneswar: The Quick Action Team (QAT) of Commissionerate Police on Tuesday arrested dreaded criminal Ramzan Khan from Phalikia slum under Capital police station here. According to sources, police has seized one pistol and three rounds of bullet from his possession. More details are awaited.

Niladri Bije fiasco: Posters of ‘absconding’ servitors put up in Puri

Puri: Posters of the eight servitors, who have been declared absconders by the district police, were found at various busy locations here today. The posters were put up by police at key places in the town like the railway station, bus stand entrance, district Collector’s office, Shree Mandir temple office, Town police station on Friday. […]

Crime Branch files charge sheet against 5 SIMI operatives

Rourkela: The Crime Branch of Odisha police filed the charge sheet against five Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activists arrested in February at the Rourkela SDJM court yesterday. Notably, the four SIMI ultras and a Muslim woman, Najma (mother of Sheikh Mehmood, one of the four) were arrested by the police from a rented […]

Students Congress activists demand arrest of two ministers; scuffle with police

Bhubaneswar: Demanding the arrest of Panchayati Raj and Law minister Arun Sahu and Housing and Urban Development minister Pushpendra Singhdeo for their alleged nexus with tainted doctor Motilal Gouda, arrested for a fraud worth lakhs when he was assistant director of Factories and Boilers, Students Congress activists scuffled with the police here today. Hundreds of […]

4 teams formed to nab accused servitors: Puri SP

Puri: Trouble mounted for the servitors on the run, who allegedly assaulted Puri Collector Arvind Agarwal during the Niladri Bije of the deities in Puri on Sunday night, after the district police on Thursday formed four teams to nab them. Briefing newsmen, Sarthak Sarangi, Superintendent of Police (SP), Puri, said, “We have formed four teams […]

Students Congress protests Kandhamal killings: 50 detained

Bhubaneswar: Over 50 Students Congress activists were detained after a scuffle with the police during a protest against the killing of five innocent villagers in Kandhamal here today. According to reports, hundreds of Students Congress activists took out a bike rally from Congress Bhawan at Master Canteen Square in the morning demanding immediate suspension and […]

Grama Rojagar Sevak arrested for accepting bribe

A Grama Rojagar Sevak was arrested by anti-corruption vigilance sleuths for allegedly accepting Rs 2,000 bribe from a man for processing a file pertaining to return of security money deposited for a road work in Kendrapara district

Show cause notice to Motilal soon

Bhubaneswar: The State Labour department will soon issue show cause notice to Motilal Gouda, the arrested former assistant director of the Directorate of Factories and Boilers, for allegedly causing a loss of Rs 63 lakh to the Odisha government by issuing a fake gazette notification. Official sources said the notice will be issued against Gouda […]

HC Bar Assn on cease work to protest Panda's arrest

Cuttack: Vehemently protesting the arrest of senior lawyer Debasis Panda by the CBI yesterday, lawyers of the Orissa High Court Bar Association began a cease work from today. The Association took the decision at its general body meeting in the morning. “In its general body meeting today, the Association strongly condemned the manner in which […]

CB gets Motilal Gouda on six-day remand

Bhubaneswar: The Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court here on Monday allowed the Crime Branch of Odisha police to take Motilal Gouda, the arrested former assistant director of the Directorate of Factories and Boilers, on a six-day remand. Gouda, who was arrested yesterday from Vizianagaram for embezzlement to the tune of Rs 63 lakh, was […]

Cong suspends Rajat Choudhury after arrest by CBI

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Youth Congress on Monday suspended its Odisha unit head Rajat Choudhury after he was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged involvement in the Artha Tatwa (AT) chit fund scam. Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) chief Prasad Harichandan informed this to media in New Delhi this evening. The […]

Victim's father seeks withdrawal of case against Papu

Bhubaneswar: The case of sexual abuse against actor Tatwa Prakash Satapathy aka Papu Pom Pom was turned on its head today when the teenage victim’s father filed an affidavit in the Khurda District and Sessions Judge Court seeking withdrawal of the case since the matter had been ‘amicably resolved’. “The father of the victim filed […]