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Odisha: Kalahandi Police Arrests 5 Cyber Fraudsters From UP

Bhawanipatna: In a major crackdown on online fraud, the Kalahandi police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested as many as five cyber fraudsters from Uttar Pradesh in connection with the online duping of a senior citizen in Kalahandi. The accused have been identified as Abhilash Singh, Parvez Ahmed, Wahid Khan, Sahrukh Khan and Zuned Ahmed. […]

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Odisha Police Arrests 152 Persons In 24 Hours For Defying COVID-19 Lockdown Restrictions

Bhubaneswar: In a major crackdown on violators of COVID-19 lockdown guidelines, the Odisha police arrested 152 people in a span of 24 hours till Thursday morning, a senior officer said. “A total of 144 cases have been registered during the period for violation of safety norms imposed to tackle the COVID-19 crisis in the state. […]

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Six Engineers Arrested For Tender Fixing & Misappropriation Of Govt Funds In Cuttack

Cuttack: As many as seven persons including a contractor and six officers of Cuttack Roads and Buildings (R&B) division were arrested by the Vigilance on Thursday for their alleged involvement in tender fixing and misappropriation of funds during the construction of a bridge over Taladanda Canal near Nayabazar in Cuttack. The arrested persons have been […]

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Junagarh Gang Rape: 9 Accused Including Minor Arrested

Bhawanipatna: In a major breakthrough in connection with the alleged gang rape of a girl inside Jaring forest in Kalahandi district, Junagarh Police today arrested nine persons including a minor involved in the incident, informed Kalahandi Superintendent of Police B Gangadhar. While six accused were arrested on charges of raping the girl, others have been […]

SC asks states to sensitise cops about scrapping of Section 66A of IT Act

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday directed all state governments to sensitise their police personnel about its March 24, 2015 verdict which had scrapped Section 66A of Information Technology Act, so that people are not unnecessarily arrested under the struck down provision. It also asked all the High Courts to send the copy of the […]

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RI, two others nabbed by Vigilance sleuths

Balasore: Vigilance sleuths today arrested a revenue inspector in Kedarpur panchayat of the district for allegedly taking a bribe amount of Rs 4,200. The anti-graft officials also arrested two more persons in connection with the case. As per the allegations, the accused identified as RI Kamini Panigrahy had demanded a bribe of Rs 3000 from […]

Fake LPG dealership scam: Crime Branch nabs 2 accused

Bhubaneswar: Cyber Police of Odisha Crime Branch, on Tuesday, arrested two persons for allegedly duping a person on the pretext of providing LPG dealership under the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Ujjwala Yojna. The accused have been identified as Rajesh Patel of Nalanda and Kanhaiya Sahani of Vaishali in Bihar. They had allegedly cheated one Rabi Narayan […]

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Chit fund scam: EOW arrests Ashirbad Co-op director

Rourkela: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Crime Branch today arrested Sukanta Mohapatra, a director of Asirbad Multipurpose Cooperative Society, here last night. He has been forwarded to Cuttack to be presented at the OPID Court there, EOW sources. Mohapatra had been absconding since a case was registered against M/S Ashirbad Multipurpose and […]

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EOW arrests three Oscar directors

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested three directors of Oscar chit fund company. According to sourced, the investigating agency has also arrested a property dealer for his links with the Ponzi firm. One of the three arrested directors of Oscar belongs to Surat, sources in the probe agency said. […]

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CB arrests chairman of Oscar chit fund firm in Delhi

Bhubaneswar: Crime Branch sleuths arrested Oscar chit fund company chairman Prabhas Rout from Delhi on charges of duping gullible chit fund investors. The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the state probe agency is bringing Rout back to Odisha on remand for further interrogation, said BK Sharma, Special DG, Crime Branch. Addressing media about the development, […]

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Gurgaon police arrests three Odia youths for blackmailing woman

Bhubaneswar: The special squad of the Commissionerate Police on Thursday arrested three youths including two engineers on charges of blackmailing a young woman of Gurgaon and cheating her of Rs 3 lakh. The city police nabbed the three youths after the Gurgaon police sought the help regarding the blackmailing case. Satyabrata Bhoi, Bhubaneswar DCP, said, […]