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Police team formed to nab Pappu Pom Pom

Bhubaneswar: Even as outraged public hit the streets in many parts of the State on Wednesday demanding immediate arrest of casting couch accused actor Tatwa Prakash Satpathy aka Pappu Pom Pom, the Commissionerate Police has formed a team to arrest the absconding actor. Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi said a police team is investigating the matter. […]

Pradeep Majhi arrest: Cong warns of return to egg-pelting ways

Bhubaneswar: The Congress party on Monday said that it will observe a dawn-to-dusk Nabrangpur bandh on Tuesday to protest against the arrest of former MP Pradeep Majhi. Party workers took out a bike rally here from Master Canteen square to Sishu Bhawan square here demanding an early release of Majhi. If the Congress leader is […]

Clerk arrested for taking Rs 500 bribe

Nayagarh: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested senior clerk of Odagaon block office Bijay Kumar Giri while he was taking a bribe of Rs 500. According to sources, one Kashinath Prdhan had done a construction work worth Rs 1 lakh under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLAD). Giri had asked Pradhan to give […]

Dongrias gherao police station over leader’s arrest

Rayagada: Over two hundred Dongria Kandhs belonging to 12 villages located on the foothills of Niyamgiri in the district gheraoed Muniguda police station on Saturday, demanding the release of their leader Dasuru Kadraka, who was arrested on charges of Maoist activities two days back. Wielding traditional weapons, the tribals gheraoed the police station and staged […]

Vigilance to take arrested executive engineer on remand

Cuttack: Vigilance will take arrested executive engineer of General Public Health Dayanidhi Samal on one-day remand. According to source, a local court allowed the anti-corruption wing of the Odisha Police to take Samal on remand for further interrogation. On Saturday night, vigilance sleuths had arrested Samal while he was taking a bribe of Rs 50,000 […]

Executive engineer in Vigilance net; Rs 9.3 lakh cash seized

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Saturday night arrested Executive engineer of General Public Health Dayanidhi Samal while he was taking a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a contractor to provide him a contract. According to Vigilance sources, sleuths of the agency conducted raids at Samal’s house in Cuttack, his ancestral house and his office and seized […]

Police arrests fake CBI official in Puri

Puri: Kumbharapada police on Friday arrested a man for allegedly duping lakhs of rupees by identifying himself as a CBI official. The accused has been identified as Rashmi Ranjan Das. According to sources, Das has duped people worth lakhs of rupees after promising them jobs and helping them with some works at the tehsildar office […]

Sub Jailor, PEO in Vigilance net

Puri/ Keonjhar: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested Digapahandai Sub Jailor Bibhuti Bhusan Patnaik while he was taking a bribe of Rs 10, 000. According to sources, the anti corruption wing nabbed Patnaik while he was taking the bribe from a contractor promising him to provide the contract of food supply to the jail. Besides, it […]

Farmer suicide: Oppn demands arrest of Balangir sub collector

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday witnessed uproarious scene over the suicide of a farmer of Harabhanga village in Balangir district with the Opposition Congress members demanding immediate arrest of Balangir sub collector. Drawing the attention of the Speaker through a special mention during Zero Hour, Leader of the Opposition Narasingh Mishra and Congress chief […]

STF seeks 15 days’ remand of Al-Qaeda operative

Cuttack: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch has sought 15 days’ remand of arrested suspected Al-Qaeda operative Abdur rehman. According to special DG of Crime Branch BK Sharma, the STF has applied before the Patiala House court in New Delhi to take the suspected terrorist on a 15-day remand. A three-member team […]

Another aide of D-brothers arrested

Cuttack: Tightening its noose around gangster brothers Sushil and Sushant Dhalasamanta, the Chauliaganj police on Saturday arrested one of their aides from Kalyani Nagar area here. Police said, Nibas Behera alias Mantu was nabbed from his house in Kalyani Nagar area this morning. Mantu has more than a dozen criminal records in various police stations, […]

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HC orders arrest of Jajpur, Balasore DEOs for contempt of court

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Friday ordered the arrest of two District Education Officers (DEOs) for violating its order in connection with the transfer case of a Madrasa teacher. Hearing the petition filed by one Khaleduz Jama Rehman, the HC directed the State government to arrest Kapilendra Mishra and Prakash Joshi, DEOs of Jajpur […]

Disproportionate assets case: Athgarh DFO arrested

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested Athgarh divisional forest officer (DFO) Sudhansu Mishra from whom properties worth Rs six crore, disproportionate to his known source of income was seized yesterday. Vigilance officials said Mishra has been remanded to judicial custody for 15 days. “Since it is a clear matter of disproportionate of assets, a case […]

Jessy arrested for abetting actor Raja’s suicide, sent to judicial custody for 15 days

Balasore: In a stunning turn to the death case of television actor Ranjit Patnaik alias Raja, Soro police on Tuesday arrested actress Pralipta Priyadarshini Samal alias Jessy. Jessy has been sent to judicial custody for 15 days after her bail plea was rejected by the SDJM court. “She (Jessy) has been arrested under Section 306 […]

Police seek fresh 7-day remand for D-brothers

Cuttack: Police on Monday arrested Sukesh Sahu alias Sola, a close associate of gangster brothers Sushil and Sushant Dhalsamant, even as it urged the Cuttack Sadar SDJM court for a seven-day remand of the criminal siblings. If granted, this will be D-brothers’ third phase of remand for the Commissionerate police. Sola was formally arrested for […]

Ex-serviceman arrested in Rs 30 cr land fraud

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: A retired Army officer, recipient of gallantry award, has been arrested by Crime Branch’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) for his involvement in a case of land fraud to the tune of Rs 30 crore. Lt Colonel (Retd) Rakesh Rana, a recipient of Kirti Chakra, the second highest peacetime gallantry award, was arrested in […]

Passport forgery: Police to seek remand of Bashir, aide

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Friday said it will seek remand of suspected Bangladeshi national Mohammad Bashir in connection with the latter’s attempt to secure passport by producing forged documents at the Regional Passport Office (RPO) here. The police said it will also seek the remand of Bashir’s aide, who was arrested for his alleged […]

Tomar taken to Faizabad by police, claims degree is 'genuine'

New Delhi/Lucknow: A day after his arrest, AAP leader Jitender Singh Tomar was today taken to Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh by Delhi Police for questioning but he maintained that the allegations were false and accused the Centre of a “conspiracy”. Tomar, who quit as Delhi Law minister after his arrest yesterday, claims to have done […]