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Tag: Arrested

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Attack on EC squad: Pradeep Maharathy gets conditional bail

Bhubaneswar: A special designated court on Saturday granted conditional bail to BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy, who was arrested in connection with the attack on Election Commission surveillance squad. The court granted bail to the BJD MLA against sureties of Rs 50,000 and two bailers. Maharathy has also been directed to refrain from influencing witnesses and […]

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Commissionerate police busts illegal firearm trading network in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Two days after busting an illegal gun manufacturing unit in Bhubaneswar, the Commissionerate Police on Wednesday busted an illegal firearm trading network and seized four guns and bullets from the possession of a man outside the main railway station. The accused, identified as Sangram Nath, has been arrested by the police. According to the […]

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Dacoity bid foiled in Anandapur; four arrested

Keonjhar: The Anandapur Police arrested four dacoits in Anandpur of Keonjhar district yesterday while the latter were planning a robbery. However, two other robbers reportedly managed to flee. According to sources, the accused were planning a dacoity near Salabani Haat area of Anandapur. After getting information about the dacoits, Anandapur Police raided the spot, apprehended […]

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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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Wayne Rooney arrested, fined for public intoxication, swearing

Washington: English football star Wayne Rooney was arrested and fined in the US last month for public intoxication and swearing, the media reported on Sunday. The former England and Manchester United captain, who now plays for Major League Soccer’s DC United, was arrested on December 16 in Virginia, the BBC reported. A spokesman for Loudoun […]

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Absconding ‘Serial killer’ nabbed by Angul police

Angul: Police on Saturday arrested an under trial prisoner (UTP), who had earlier escaped from police custody in May last year, from Angul district. The accused has been identified as Jhasaketan Rout. Acting on a tip off, police conducted raids at Samantarapalli village in the district and nabbed Jhasaketan. According to sources, Jhasaketan had escaped […]

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Jatni Municipality executive officer arrested by Vigilance

Khurda: Vigilance sleuths today arrested the executive officer of Jatni Municipality in Khurda district while she was accepting Rs 5000 bribe. As per the allegations, the accused identified as Lalita Kapoor had demanded a bribe amount of Rs 10,000 from one Bhikhyakari Sahu for sanctioning the latter’s pending gratuity amount. Reportedly, Sahu retired three years […]

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Jyoti Randhawa arrested on poaching charges in UP

Bahraich (UP): Ace golfer Jyoti Randhawa was arrested Wednesday on charges of poaching in the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve protected area in Uttar Pradesh, an official said. A fire arm was seized from Randhawa, whose full name is Jyotinder Singh Randhawa, field officer Ramesh Pandey said. A vehicle bearing a Haryana registration number and other equipment […]

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Inter-state dacoity gang busted in Jeypore, 7 arrested

Jeypore: Town Police busted an inter-state dacoity gang after arresting seven persons in Jeypore on Monday. Acting on a tip off, police conducted a raid when the dacoits were planning a robbery. While five arrested persons have been identified as residents of Madhya Pradesh, two of them are local residents, sources said. Police have seized […]

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Builder arrested for orchestrating fake firing on self to seek police protection

Rourkela:  Police on Friday arrested builder Anmol Singh along with his two other associates for orchestrating a fake firing on himself on December 11 to seek police protection. As per sources, builder Singh had taken huge sum of loans from several money lenders for his businesses but was unable to repay the amount. Apprehending any […]

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Robbers caught red-handed from shopping mall, thanks to mobile message

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Thursday arrested two persons from a shopping mall while the duo was shopping after robbing a house in VSS Nagar area of the city, thanks to a mobile message. According to sources, the thieves had barged into the house of an elderly woman living alone in the VSS Nagar area […]

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Police arrest two persons for running fake Maoist organisation

Rayagada: The Town Police on Tuesday arrested two persons for allegedly running a fake Maoist organisation and demanding extortion money in Rayagada. The accused identified as K Madhav Rao of Kasturinagar and V Jagannath of J K pur area demanded Rs 50 lakh from a contractor under the name of a Maoist leader Chalapati. However, […]

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Karnataka's mining baron Reddy arrested in Ponzi case

Bengaluru: Karnataka’s mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy was arrested here for allegedly shielding the accused in a multi-crore Ponzi scheme, a police officer said on Sunday. “Based on the evidences and statements, Reddy has been arrested and charged with criminal conspiracy,” Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Alok Kumar told reporters here. Reddy, 51, will be […]

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Former BJD youth leader arrested in West Bengal

Koraput: A former BJD youth leader was arrested from West Bengal for allegedly firing at a man and assaulting another at Jeypore in Koraput district, police informed today. The former BJD Jeypore youth wing chief has been identified as 25-year-old Bikash Patra, who was absconding after the alleged crime on September 25. Patra was caught […]

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Ganja Peddler arrested after police encounter in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Ganja peddler Muna Digal was nabbed following a police encounter at Brahmani forest in the district today. According to reports, Muna was injured during the exchange of fire with police and has sustained bullet injury in his right leg. He was admitted to a hospital in critical condition. Sources said Muna was the main […]

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Sex racket busted in Choudwar, Three arrested

Cuttack: Police on Wednesday raided a farm house in Ward no 14 of the Choudwar Municipality in the district and arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in a sex racket. A woman was also detained in connection with the case. The arrested persons have been identified as Bharat Nepal of Choudwar, Siba Prasad Swain […]

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HAL's 3 contractors arrested on charges of financial irregularities

Koraput: Three contractors of Hindustan aeronautics Limited (HAL) were arrested here on Saturday for their alleged involvement in financial irregularities to the tune of one crore. The arrested contractors have been identified as Urdhab Khusla, G.Sudan Khusla and Sadananda Nayak. Police suspect the trio of being involved in a financial irregularity of more than Rs […]

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2 criminals among 3 injured as bomb goes off in road mishap

Ganjam: Three persons were injured after a bomb went off following a road mishap at Bhanjanagar bypass in Ganjam. Among the three injured, two persons have been identified as notorious criminals, Babu and Baliya Nayak. According to sources, several cases are pending against them in various police stations of the district. The third injured person […]

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Woman GRS arrested for misappropriation of MGNREGA fund

Jajpur: Police have arrested a woman Gram Rojgar Sevak (GRS) for her alleged involvement in financial irregularities and misappropriation of fund under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) at Patharpada area of Korei block in the district. The arrested GRS has been identified as Sasmita Behera. Sources said locals have accused Behera […]

Woman kills neighbour, beats 4-month-old daughter to death

Keonjhar: In a shocking incident, a woman allegedly beat her four-month-old daughter to death after killing another neighbour woman in Baikunthapur village under Baria police limits in the district yesterday. The accused identified as Laxmi Juanga has been arrested and forwarded to court. As per reports, Juanga picked up a quarrel with her neighbour woman, […]

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Minor girl kidnapped, gang raped in Jajpur

Jajpur: A minor girl was allegedly gang raped after being kidnapped by two youths under Binjharpur police limits in the district on Saturday. As per reports, the girl on Wednesday had gone out to attend tuition classes. However, she didn’t return home following which her parents searched for her and later lodged a complaint at […]

Woman’s dead body in car: Cops arrest husband from Kolkata

Bhubaneswar:  Sangram Aich, husband of Tanuja Aich, who was found dead inside a car parked at Sriram Nagar of Bhubaneswar, was arrested by police in Kolkata yesterday. Sangram who was absconding since Tanuja’s body was recovered on Monday, has been brought on transit remand by Commisionerate Police. Post-mortem report of Tanuja revealed that she suffered […]

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Video of girl being misbehaved by hostel owner made viral; 4 arrested

Bargarh: A video of a girl being misbehaved by the owner of a Girls’ hostel in Gourpada area of Bargarh was made viral following which four people have been arrested by the police. The accused were arrested after a written complaint was registered by father of the girl at the Bargarh police station. According to […]

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Odisha man arrested for duping Rs 5 crore on pretext of providing jobs

Baripada: A man was arrested from Chandipur in Mayurbhanj district by Khunta Police on charges of duping nearly Rs 5 crore from job aspirants. The accused has been identified as Lakshman Hansda. According to sources, Hansda took money from youths and their parents on the pretext of giving jobs and later vanished. “He was my […]

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Woman labourer murder: Accused mason arrested by police

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police has finally cracked the murder case of a woman labourer, Sita Jali after arresting the accused. The accused was nabbed by the police while he was trying to sneak out of the state to escape arrest, informed sources. As per sources, the accused has also led the police to the axe which […]

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2 main accused in Rewari gang-rape arrested

Chandigarh: The Haryana Police’s Special Investigating Team (SIT) on Sunday arrested the two main accused in the Rewari gang-rape case. The accused, Pankaj and Manish, were on the run for almost two weeks. They were arrested from Satnali in Mahendragarh district. The victim, a 19-year-old school topper, was abducted and gang-raped after being drugged on […]

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Drugs worth Rs 25 cr seized in Delhi, 3 foreigners held

New Delhi: Delhi police have busted an international drug cartel and arrested three foreign nationals from capital’s Saket area. Heroin worth Rs 25 crore has been seized from the accused, police said on Saturday. The accused have been identified as Esmatullah (40), Khalilullah (22), from Afghanistan and Victor Osondu (37) from Nigeria. Deputy Commissioner of […]

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Two more cases registered against Minister Badri Patra’s son

Keonjhar: Two days after police arrested Debasish Patra, son of School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra, Ghasipura police and Ramachandrapur police registered two more cases against the former. As per a complaint filed by Anandpur municipality vice-chairman Suresh Sahu, police have registered a case against 15 persons along with Debashish. This apart, another […]

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7 arrested in Telangana honour killing case

Hyderabad: Telangana Police on Tuesday said that they have arrested seven accused over the killing of a Dalit youth, who was hacked to death last week in a case of honour killing. The accused include a hired killer from Bihar. The police revealed that T. Maruthi Rao, the main accused, struck the deal to kill […]

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Varavara Rao arrested in plot to assassinate PM

Hyderabad: The Maharashtra Police on Tuesday arrested Maoist ideologue Varavara Rao here for his alleged involvement in a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his family members said. A police team from Pune arrested the revolutionary writer after searching his house and the houses of his family members and friends including a journalist. Varvara […]

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Congress IT cell member arrested over sexual harassment charges

New Delhi: A member of the Congress IT cell was arrested after a former colleague accused him of sexual harassment, police said today. He was later released on bail. Chirag Patnaik was booked earlier this month for allegedly sexually harassing a former member of the Congress IT cell.  

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Two Maoists arrested for killing tribal man

Malkangiri: Malkangiri police has arrested two Maoists, allegedly involved in the killing of a tribal man in Kalimela area of the district two days ago. The members of the extremist group, aged around 25 years, were caught by security personnel from a forest near Sudhakunda, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police, Jagmohan Meena informed. However, he  declined […]

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Seven transgenders arrested for assaulting Naga Baba

Bhubaneswar: Seven transgenders have been arrested today for thrashing a Naga Baba in Khandagiri area of Bhubaneswar yesterday. The matter had come to light after a video of the Kinnars assaulting the Baba was circulated. Following which a case was registered at the Khandagiri police station yesterday. However, no official complaint has been lodged yet […]

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Former Councillor arrested for conspiring to kill MLA

  Parlakhemundi: A former councillor has been arrested by the Parlakhemundi police for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to kill an MLA (Member of Legislative Assembly). The accused identified as G.Bijay Kumar has been forwarded to the court, informed sources. A complaint was filed by the concerned MLA based on a voice recording in which the […]

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BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra granted bail

  Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday granted interim bail to senior BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra on health grounds. Mishra was arrested on March 15 in connection with the Sohela Banabira firing case in which brother of Labour Minister of Sushant Singh was injured while his driver was killed. Soon after his arrest, the […]

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Crime Branch arrests builder over Rs 4.5-crore fraud

  Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch arrested builder, Premanand Mahapatra today for allegedly duping more than Rs 4.5 crore from several persons on the pretext of providing apartments in Tamando area of Bhubaneswar. The accused, who is the CEO of Golden View Infrastructure Limited, was brought for a medical inspection today. […]

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Wedding gift blast: CB officials reconstruct crime scene with accused Punjilal

  Bolangir: In a major development in the Patnagarh wedding gift blast case, the Crime Branch (CB) officials reconstructed the crime scene along with Punjilal Meher accused in Raipur. Punjilal was taken to Raipur where he showed a live demonstration of the crime plot right from his arrival in train and subsequently how he booked […]

Youth arrested for posting intimate video with girlfriend on Facebook

  Cuttack: Police have arrested a youth today for recording the intimate moments with his girlfriend and posting it on social media. The accused has been identified as Debiprasad Bhoi of Salepur. According to sources, the accused had met the girl on Facebook three years back and they were in a relationship. The accused also […]

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Prime accused in Haripur teacher murder arrested from Jatni

Bhubaneswar:  Anjali Dehury, the teacher of Haripur Primary School was murdered for objecting to an ‘illicit relationship’ between the killer and a minor girl, police said on Saturday. This was revealed after the police arrested the killer Kunu Jena from Jatni area in Khurda district. A motorcycle and a bamboo stick which was used in […]

2 fake Maoists arrested, juvenile detained for extortion in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: A juvenile has been detained while two persons were arrested by police for attempting to extort money by posing as Maoists in Sundergarh district. According to reports, the trio had demanded extortion money worth Rs 50 lakh from a school headmaster. The gang had reportedly threatened the headmaster to blow up the school and […]

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