Tag: Bk Sharma

Home guards to assist in disaster management

Bhubaneswar: Apart from assisting senior officials in routine policing jobs, the home guards in Odisha will now be engaged in disaster management. As per proposals, the home guards will be imparted special training on disaster management and assistance while a new dress code is also in the offing, informed Director General (Home Guards), BK Sharma. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
IPS reshuffle: BK Sharma gets Fire Services, Santosh Upadhaya to head Crime Branch

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Tuesday effected a major reshuffle in IPS level by changing portfolios of 19 senior officers. Director General of Prisons, BK Sharma was appointed DG Fire Services and Commandant General, Home Guards in place of Binoy Behera, who retired today. Binayand Jha, who is presently posted as ADG, Law and Order, has […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
RP Sharma replaces KB Singh as new DGP of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a major reshuffle in IPS cadre, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Sharma has been appointed the new DGP of Odisha today. The former Commissioner of Bhubaneswar-Cuttack police Commissionerate and the current director of Vigilance department will replace KB Singh. Singh has been named as the chairman of OSRTC. Moreover, the current special DG (CID), Bijay […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
2 rice mill owners arrested by EOW in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Two rice mill owners were arrested by Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch for misappropriation of government rice worth over Rs 4 crores. The accused have been identified as Dilip Agarwal of Sabitri Industries of  Badchana in Jajpur and Pankaj Agarwal of Ganapati Industries in Bhadrak. Through a tweet, Special Director General […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
CB conducts one-day training program on Operation Muskan-III

Cuttack: A one-day training program of district level officers on Operation Muskan-III was held in conference hall of Odisha Crime Branch here. The aim of the training program was to sensitize police officials about different aspects of law, procedure and handling of children, informed Crime Branch Special DGP BK Sharma in his tweet. One-day training […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
SIM box seizure: STF grills four accused

Cuttack/Berhampur: The SIM box seized by the Gopalpur police from four persons last week was brought from Hyderabad whereas the SIM cards were collected from different places in the State, informed Crime Branch Special DG BK Sharma today. He further stated a team of Special Task Force (STF) led by an additional SP is interrogating […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Jajpur Panchayat Office fraud: Two ex-officials convicted, to undergo 7 yrs RI

Bhubaneswar: In a success for the Crime Branch, two persons have been convicted in connection with misappropriation of government funds to the tune of Rs 1.9 crore in Jajpur District Panchayat Office here on Tuesday. Official sources said, former Panchayat Officer Brajaraj Biswal and cashier Bichitrananda Mohanty have been convicted to undergo 7 years imprisonment […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Ransomware attack: Govt hospitals continue to fall prey

Bhubaneswar: There seems to be no let up in the Ransomware attacks in the state as computers of two hospitals in Kalahandi and Sambalpur have reportedly been affected by the WannaCry virus here on Saturday. According to reports, two computers of Niramaya store in Kesinga in Kahalandi were attacked by the Ransomware malware which came […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
WannaCry, a global problem, Odisha on alert: IT Minister

Bhubaneswar: Even as WannaCry Ransomware continues to affect computers in several places in Odisha, IT Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera on Thursday assured that ‘adequate measures’ are being taken to tackle the situation. The statement came soon after computers at Utkal Gramya Bank in Titlagarh were hacked on Thursday.  This is the second Ransomware attack to […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Ransomware cyber attack: CB takes over Berhampur hospital case

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CID Crime Branch on Wednesday took over the WannaCry Ransomware attack in Berhampur City hospital, the first instance of the latest cyber attack to be reported in the state. A three member team of Cyber Crime Police Station has been formed to investigate the case, informed Special Director General of Police (Crime Branch) […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
WannaCry Ransomeware: Crime Branch issues advisory

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Crime Branch on Monday issued an advisory on Wannacry Ransomeware attack and possible measures that internet users need to follow as a preventive measure. Special Director General (DG) Police (Crime Branch) B.K. Sharma in a tweet informed about the advisory which has been uploaded on official website of Odisha Police, www.odishapolicecidcb.gov.in. Reserve Bank […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Lady arrested by EOW for duping ICICI Bank of Rs 1.24 cr

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch has arrested Swati Rekha for cheating ICICI Bank, Bhubaneswar branch, with the use of forged documents to secure a loan of Rs 1.24 crore. This was informed by Crime Branch Special DG BK Sharma in a tweet message today. EOW of #OdishaCrimeBranch arrested accused Swati […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
EOW nabs Santosh Jena for land fraud

Bhubaneswar: Continuing its effort to curb land mafia and land frauds, the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch on Sunday arrested a person for allegedly duping investors in Odisha. It was informed by special DG (Crime Branch) BK Sharma through his tweeter account. “Special Director General of Police (Crime Branch) B.K. Sharma in […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Bhadrak Unrest: Crime Branch Probe Update; Bhadrak Town IIC Replaced

Bhadrak: After registering a case with Cyber Crime police station under Sections 153(A) and 295 (A), the Cyber Cell of Crime Branch has today begun probe into the rumours being spread on social media platforms like WhatsApp and Facebook which fuelled the communal tension in Bhadrak town. Special director general of police (Crime) BK Sharma […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Home ministry to take action against senior Odia IPS officer

Bhubaneswar: In response to the complaint lodged by an RTI activist against senior IPS officer of Odisha cadre on his gross misuse of power and authority, the Centre has sought a report in this connection from the state Home department. As per the complaint lodged by the RTI activist Jayant Das, Special DG of Odisha […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021