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Tag: Arrested

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Four arrested in Jharsuguda gang rape case

Brajrajnagar: Police today arrested and court-forwarded four accused in connection with the gang rape of a 47-year old woman at Chichinda village under Brajrajnagar police limits in Jharsuguda district. The arrested have been identified as Surendra Mirdha, Sadanand Kulu, Gobinda Mirdha and Janeka Mirdha, all of whom belong to Chichinda. At a Press meet, Brajrajnagar […]

Puri encounter
Criminal nabbed after encounter in Puri

Puri: Continuing its crackdown on anti-social elements, Puri police on Friday nabbed a dreaded criminal Rabi Pradhan alias Aba following an encounter near Kadua bridge under Gop police limits. It is the second shootout to be reported in the past one week as earlier Gora Mallick was arrested after a similar encounter near Delanga on […]

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Father-son duo held for felling mangroves

Kendrapara: Forest personnel have taken a father-son duointo custody on charge of causing destruction to mangrove species and felling forest species in protected forest areas in Kendrapara district. The intruders were intercepted inside Batighar reserve forest areas under Mahakalpada block while they were pulling down standing mangrove and other classified forest species. Implements used by […]

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10 fishermen held for sneaking into Marine Sanctuary

Kendrapara: In the latest crackdown on illegal sea fishing in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, forest personnel have taken into custody ten sea-going fishermen on the charge of violating enforced ban on such activity. Two motorized boats used by the intruders for fishing along the prohibited sanctuary area were seized by the patrolling unit of the forest […]

Lahore suicide blast 'facilitator' arrested: Punjab CM

Lahore: Chief Minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province Shahbaz Sharif on Friday claimed that the suspects involved in planning and carrying out the February 13 suicide bombing on a protest at Lahore’s Charing Cross belonged to Afghanistan. Sharif announced the arrest of an alleged facilitator of the attacker, who he said belonged to FATA’s Bajaur Agency, […]

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OUAT student death: Accused driver nabbed

Bhubaneswar: Khandagiri police on Tuesday arrested driver Maheshwar Behera in connection with the death of Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) student Suchismita Biswal, who died after being hit by a Tata Safari SUV, near Siripur-Fire Station road on Saturday night. Maheswar is a resident of Badamba area. The Commissionerate police on Monday night […]

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3 burglars nabbed in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police arrested three burglars including a minor on Saturday. According to sources, police has seized 250 gms of gold, pearl chain, 100 foreign coins and an auto rickshaw from their possession. The police is interrogating the trio at Khanadagiri police station, sources added. More details are awaited.

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Women harassment: Police arrests 3 accused

Bhubaneswar: Police on Sunday arrested three persons in connection with harassing three girls at Nandankanan road here on Friday, said Police Commissioner YB Khurania. Informing this to the media, Khurania said, the arrested persons have been identified as Madhab Kumar Rout (22), Mrutyunjay Patra (22) and Biswaranjan Pradhan (21). “While Madhab and Mrutyunjay are resident […]

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4 highway looters arrested; 63 mobiles seized

Bhubaneswar: Khandagiri police on Saturday arrested four highway looters including two engineering students from Sarakantara area near Dumduma on Saturday. The arrested persons have been identified as Bisweswara Sarangi, Kartikeswara Sarangi, Asish Kumar Prashan and Gyana Ranjan Barik of Khandagiri area. 63 costly mobile phones and two bikes are seized from the possession of the […]

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Maoist Santosh Majhi arrested

Nayagarh: Nayagarh police on Friday arrested Maosit Sanotsh Majhi in connection with Chhamundia Beat House torching case. Majhi, who is a resident of Sagadabhanga village under Gania police limits, was arrested from Seneperi forest, informed Nayagarh additional SP Sridhara Pani. Police also seized some Maoist posters and medicines from Majhi’ possession, sources added. More details […]

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Odia plumber arrested for killing live-in partner

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: An Odia plumber has been arrested for the brutal murder of his live-in partner of eight years in south-east Delhi and then hacking the body into two parts and dumping them in separate places, as he suspected her of being unfaithful to him. The accused, Balram Prusty, a resident of Pattamundai area in […]

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Dhenkanal rape accused arrested

Dhenkanal: A day after rescuing a rape victim in critical condition from a forest near Dhenkanal bypass road, police arrested the accused today. The cops are questioning the accused identified as Sibashis Mohanty, who belongs to Gandia area in the district. According to the victim woman, the accused was her lover. On the other hand, […]

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Doctor arrested while taking bribe from patient

Sambalpur: The Vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested Saroj Kumar Sethi, an associate professor of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science and Research (VIMSAR) at Burla, while he was taking a bribe from a patient. According to sources, the anti-corruption wing of Odisha Police caught Sethi red-handed while he was taking a bribe of Rs […]

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Four held for selling plot using fake documents

Bhubaneswar: The Badagada police arrested four persons and forwarded them to court for allegedly selling a plot by producing fake documents. The four accused were Arun Kumar Sahu of Palla village of Khurdha district, Ashok Mishra of Kabisuryanagar in Ganjam district, Dipak Singh of Nayapalli IRC Village here and Dillip Debarta of Gandhinagar in Rayagada […]

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Lady staff of jewellery showroom stabbed

Bhubaneswar: Chandresekharpur police today arrested a youth after he stabbed a lady staff of a jewellery showroom. According to reports, the lady staff was having her lunch in the canteen of the jewellery showroom when one Nikhil Jena, a worker of the canteen, suddenly stabbed her from behind. The seriously injured woman was rushed to […]

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Dreaded ATM looter arrested

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police arrested dreaded ATM looter Sambhab Acharya and forwarded him to court on Saturday, informed Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi. According to source, police has seized Rs 16,000 in cash from Acharya’s possession. Also read: Dreaded criminal injured in police encounter; bombs, gun seized As many as 17 cases- eight at Purighat police station, […]

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SUM hospital owner Manoj Nayak arrested

Bhubaneswar: SUM hospital owner Manoj Nayak was arrested by Khandagiri police on Thursday after he surrendered before it in connection with the fire mishap at the privately-run hospital which claimed 21 lives on Monday evening. According to sources, Police has registered cases under Sections 304, 308, 285 and 34 of the IPC against Nayak. Manoj is […]

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Niladri Bije fiasco: One more sevayat arrested

Puri: Police today arrested Kasinath Khuntia, a senior servitor of Shri Jagannath Temple on the charge of assaulting media persons and delay in the rituals of the Lords during Niladri Bije in June this year. Reports said the Simhadwara Police arrested Khuntia following a tip-off about his presence in the pilgrim town. Notably, Khuntia was […]

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ATM thief nabbed again in city

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police on Friday night arrested a professional ATM looter from Salia Sahi slum under Nayapalli police limits. The arrested has been identified as Madhav Acharya. Speaking to media persons, Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi said cash worth Rs 35,000 has been seized from Madhav. Talking about the modus operandi, the DCP said the accused […]

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Five held in Bank of Baroda burglary case

Bargarh: In a major breakthrough, the Bargarh Town police today arrested five persons including three women in connection with the burglary of Bank of Baroda (BoB)’s Bhatli branch in Bargarh district in the late night on September 19. Talking to media persons today, DIG Pratik Mohanty said the Bargarh police had registered a complaint by […]

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Woman arrested for drowning sons in well

Angul: The woman, who killed her three sons after jumping into a well along with them yesterday, was arrested from a temple at Gurujanga under Kishore Nagar police limits in the district. Shobagini Behera, after being rescued alive from the well, had fled the spot. Police were on a look out to arrest her. Behera […]

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Andhra Bank heist: 8 dacoit gang members held

Bhubaneswar/Puri: Seven days after the sensational heist in which 7 dacoits had looted cash and ornaments from the locker of Andhra Bank’s branch at Kaushalyagang on the outskirts of the capital city, a joint team of Pipili police and a special squad today nabbed eight persons including two prime accused. Police seized cash worth Rs […]

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3 members of Tito gang held in Cuttack

Cuttack: Three youths, stated to be members of a gang, were arrested from a residential area of Cuttack late last night. DCP Sanjeev Arora said all the arrested persons are key associates of Kendrapada-based gangster Tito alias Sk Usman Ali. After the arrest of Dhalasamant brothers (Sushant and Sushil) in January this year, members of […]

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Tuition teacher held for killing woman

Bhubaneswar: Twin City Commissionerate police today arrested a tuition teacher for strangulating a woman to death last night. The dead body of the woman was found in a car under suspicious circumstances in Chandrasekharpur area here last night. The deceased identified as P Sheela Jaya, is the wife of Anil Rajmohan, the additional vice-president of […]

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2 held for impersonating ADM, PA

Jajpur: Police arrested a person for impersonating the Additional District Magistrate (ADM) of Cuttack district and his aide for impersonating as the personal assistant (PA) to the fake ADM in Jajpur district today. One Debashis Das, claiming to be the ADM of Cuttack district, reached the Jakhapura police station in a car flashing a red […]

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Railway staff held for gun running

Rourkela: Steel City police today arrested a Railway staff on the charge of gun running. The arrested man has been identified as Santosh Singh alias Santu Singh. Briefing media persons here, Ramesh Panigrahi, DSP, said as per preliminary investigation, Santu was involved in gun peddling for a long time and used to sell country-made guns, […]

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Two arrested in Jhinkiria loot, gang rape case

Cuttack: Commissionerate police today nabbed two prime accused, who had gang raped a woman in Jhinkiria village under Sadar police limits after looting valuables from her house late on July 26 night. Giving details of the arrest to media persons here, Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora said the two arrested prime accused are Ratnakar Das alias […]

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5 of bike theft racket arrested

Jharsuguda: Police busted a bike theft racket and arrested five members of the gang, including the mastermind, here on Saturday. Around 36 stolen bikes have been seized from them. Police said the mastermind of the racket, Rajiv Patel, was running his crime network from his in-laws’ house. He used to prepare fake documents of the […]

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Woman arrested for drowning daughters to death

Sambalpur: A woman in Bamra who allegedly attempted suicide after drowning her two daughters to death over a family quarrel, has been arrested by Gobindpur police. Baijayanti Mahali, the arrested woman, admitted to killing her two daughters, aged four and two, police sources said. While she was going towards the railway station, suspicious locals informed […]

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Police Training School principal held for graft

Nayagarh: A joint team of Vigilance officials from Bhubaneswar, Khurda and Nayagarh zones today caught Binod Das, principal of Police Training School (PTS), red-handed while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 75,000 from the in-charge ASI of the school. The principal was later arrested. Talking to media persons, Haramohan Pati, Vigilance DSP of Nayagarh […]

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Another aide of D-brothers arrested

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police today arrested another associate of the Dhalasamant brothers. Reports said the Chauliaganj police nabbed Seshadeb Das alias Papu of Deulasahi in Bidanasi area today. Preliminary investigation has revealed that Papu was assisting the Dhalasamant brothers in their criminal activities like collection of extortion money, tender fixing and bali ghat business. With […]

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Timan gang mastermind Khirod Mishra arrested

Bolangir: Khirod Mishra, the mastermind of the Timan gang locally known as ‘Guruji’, was arrested by the Town Police today in connection with a fresh land fraud case. The fugitive Guruji, who had surrendered before the police yesterday, was arrested after the police received a complaint from Masiha Charan Das last evening. Talking to our […]

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Air Odisha director held for Rs 40 lakh fraud

Bhubaneswar: Less than 24 hours after the Odisha government terminated the agreement of intra-state air service provider Air Odisha Aviation Pvt Ltd, the Khandagiri police arrested the director of the company on Wednesday for cheating a person to the tune of Rs 40 lakh. Police said, Santosh Pani was arrested based on the complaints filed […]

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Teenager from Odisha arrested for hacking

Hyderabad: A teenager from Odisha was arrested by the Hyberabad police today on the charge of hacking a toll-free number of a company and causing it a loss of Rs 60 lakh. Himalaya Mohanty (19), a resident of Balasore district of Odisha who studies at an ITI, allegedly learnt computer hacking on a website and […]

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Five PLFI members nabbed, arms seized

Rajgangpur: Police on Sunday nabbed five members of People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) from Ranipiya village under Rajgangpur police station limits and seized a cache of arms and ammunition from their possession. Acting on a tip-off that a gang of PLFI members were trying to extort money from a businessman at gunpoint at Ranipiya […]

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Pune chit fund group chief nabbed in Bhubaneswar

Mumbai: The CBI on Wednesday arrested Mahesh Kishan Motewar, chairman and managing director of Pune-based Samruddh Jeevan Foods India Ltd., from Odisha capital Bhubaneshwar in connection with a probe into the Rs.1,500 crore ponzi scam, an official said here. He has been booked on cheating, criminal conspiracy and other charges under various sections of the […]

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Vigilance to register fresh case against arrested R&B engineer

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance department will file a fresh case against Roads and Buildings (R&B) department assistant engineer Sanjeev Nanda for amassing properties disproportionate to his known sources of income. Vigilance sleuths have found properties worth crores of rupees in the name of Nanda, who was arrested while taking a bribe. According to sources, the anti-corruption wing […]

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D-brothers produced in court, sent back to jail

Cuttack: Commissionerate Police produceed arrested criminal siblings Sushil and Sushant Dhalasamant along with their seven associates before the Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court here on Friday. According to sources, the two gangsters were produced before the court in connection with the businessman Farooq murder case and eight new cases lodged against them at various […]

Two notorious criminals arrested; gun, bullet seized

Cuttack: Sadar Police on Tuesday arrested two notorious criminals from Subhadrapur area here on extortion charges. The two arrested criminals have been identified as Ashok Panda and Balaram Barik. According to sources, police have seized one pistol and one live bullet from Ashok’s house. A number of criminal cases are pending against the two criminals […]

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D-brothers link: Former Rourkela councillor arrested

Cuttack: After grilling him for the last four days, Commissionerate Police arrested former councillor of Rourkela Asesh Mohanty on Thursday night on charges of having links with arrested criminal siblings Sushil and Susant Dhalasamant. According to sources, Markat Nagar police arrested Mohanty, after it was revealed during the interrogation that the former councillor has business […]

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