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Topic result for commissionerate-police

618 NBWs executed within 7 days by Commissionerate Police

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police disposed of a whopping 618 non-bailable warrants issued against several criminals within seven days in the twin city of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Sources said the special drive was launched from June 17 to June 24 while 72 habitual offenders and criminals were also booked under 110 CrPC. Keeping in view the success, […]

Commissionerate police mulling mobile app to 'Dial 100'

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the upcoming men’s Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar, Commissionerate Police is contemplating a massive makeover and upgradation of its police control room. Police Commissioner YB Khurania informed that a number of measures for security and traffic management are being planned along with several new additions to the Dial 100 facility. Already […]

Nigerian tourist asked to leave India by June 16

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police on Wednesday directed Nigerian tourist Godnes Thomson, whose visa and passport had become invalid for over six months, to leave India at the earliest. The Nigerian was earlier detained after cops suspected foul play when he had lodged a complaint with Kharavel Nagar police station about loss of his passport. Bhubaneswar DCP […]

Sushant Dhalasamant made accused in 2009 double murder case

Cuttack: In fresh trouble for gangster brothers Sushant and Sushil Dhalasamant (D-brothers), the SJDM Court today accepted Commissionerate Police’s plea to make Sushant accused in the 2009 double murder at Nayabazar area. As per sources, two contractors-Lichua alias Kameswar Sethy (38) and his relative Titua alias Anirudha Sethy (40) of Chauliaganj area were shot dead […]

2 minor girls raped in Odisha, 3 including 60-year-old detained

Bhubaneswar: There seems to be no end to the incidents of sexual abuse of minor girls despite extensive awareness campaigns as two more minor girl rape cases were reported in Odisha today. While 12-year-old girl was allegedly subjected to torture and rape multiple times by an elderly man in Bhubaneswar, another minor girl was raped […]

Sex Racket: 8 Thai women asked to "Quit India" by today

Bhubaneswar: The eight Thai women, detained by Commissionerate Police for operating a high-profile sex racket in a Spa centre in Bhubaneswar on May 20, left Odisha today after being served a notice to “quit India” by this evening. The notice was issued as the women, by getting engaged in flesh trade, had violated the Visa […]

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Twin City police gets training on cyber crime cases

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police launched a two-day workshop at its headquarters in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday in collaboration with UNICEF to provide training to its staff on cracking cyber crime cases. The two-day workshop – ‘Training on Cyber Crime Investigation for Police Officers’- aims to provide training to police personnel of all police stations and outposts […]

Accused behind hoax call to Bhubaneswar airport held

Bhubaneswar: A day after the authorities of Biju Patnaik International Airport lodged a complaint with Commissionerate Police regarding repeated harassment by ‘an unidentified caller’, Airfield police on Friday arrested the accused Basant Prusty from Nayagarh. Sources said, Prusty is beleived to have lost his mental stability after his wife deserted him. As a result, he […]

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One more sex racket busted in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Four days after busting a high-profile sex racket running at the H2O Spa centre in Bapuji Nagar area in Bhubaneswar, the Commissionerate Police today busted another prostitution racket running at a Spa centre in Nayapalli area here. Acting a tip-off, police raided the spa centre reportedly running from a rented house and rescued three […]

Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik International Airport gets hoax call

Bhubaneswar: The authorities of Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) on Thursday lodged a complaint at Airfield Police Station regarding a ‘threat call.’ Official sources said an ‘unidentified caller’ abused officials of the airport over phone. Though the exact reason is still unclear, it is suspected that the caller was drunk and wanted to get his […]

Kuakhai death & sex tape: Deceased Unmay's family seeks re-investigation

Bhubaneswar: While the Commissionerate Police is set to wind-up the death case of Unmay Padhi, whose half-burnt body was recovered from Kuakhai area on the outskirts of the city, after terming it a suicide; the family members of the deceased today challenged the suicide theory and alleging foul play, said that they would seek re-investigation […]

Kuakhai death & sex tape: Police says Unmay Padhi committed suicide

Bhubaneswar: In a new turn of events after the half-burnt body of one Unmay Padhi was recovered in Kuakhai area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, Commissionerate Police today revealed that the deceased was not murdered rather he had committed suicide. Such revelation has now put an end to the speculations which were triggered after a […]

Alert citizen thwarts fake placement drive

Bhubaneswar: A small piece of information from an alert citizen helped Commissionerate Police to bust an inter-state fake job racket that used to dupe job aspirants by promising them lucrative offers from Gulf countries. Six accused including four from Maharashtra have been arrested in this connection. Police Commissioner, YB Khurania informed that several job aspirants […]

Notorious robber nabbed in Cuttack

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police has arrested notorious robber Hemant Das, who has more than 100 robbery and theft cases pending against him. As per police sources, Hemant has confessed to his involvement in several loot cases over the past 30 years. Cuttack DCP Akhileswar Singh informed that Hemant not only targeted houses but also people […]

Police uncovers sex-racket running in guise of bar in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has unearthed a well-knit prostitution racket that was operating in a clandestine manner under the guise of a dance bar in Bhubaneswar. The racketeers were making extensive use of social media platforms including instant messaging applications like WhatsApp among others to operate. The Commissionerate Police has intensified investigation after nine persons […]

Commissionerate Police raids hookah bar in Capital city

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police today conducted raid on a hookah bar at Nayapalli in Bhubaneswar for running illegally and using banned tobacco products. Hookahs and banned tobacco products containing nicotine were seized during the raid.  The owner of the bar however refuted the allegations and said that the products were “herbal.” The raids are part of […]

Police to move HC seeking cancellation of gangster Raja Acharya’s bail

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police is likely to move the Orissa High Court seeking cancellation of bail granted to gangster Raja Acharya, informed Police Commissioner YB Khurania today. Opinion of a legal expert will be sought by the police in this regard and the petition will be filed after receiving relevant documents from the court, said […]

Women caught on CCTV while stealing jewellery in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has launched a manhunt to nab three women who were caught on close circuit television camera (CCTV) while shoplifting jewellery worth Rs 60,000 in the guise of customers from a shop in Bhubaneswar. After coming to know about the theft, which happened on Wednesday, from the CCTV footage, the shop owner […]

Criminal nabbed after encounter in Cuttack

Cuttack: Dreaded criminal Ashok Behera alias Tutuni was arrested by a special team of Choudwar police after an encounter on Friday night. This was the third police encounter in Cuttack in the past 36 hours. Acting on a specific input about movement of Behera, against whom seven cases are pending in Choudwar and Markat Nagar […]

Most rapes in Twin City were in case of 'love, elopement'

Bhubaneswar: Shocking but true! Atrocities against women continue to be on the rise in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar as 180 rape incidents were reported in 2017, as per the annual crime statistics released by the Commissionerate police. The situation can be considered alarming given the fact that 138 rape cases were registered […]