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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 […]

Ganja worth Rs 25 lakh seized in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Quick Action Team (QAT) of the Commissionerate Police seized 2.62 quintal ganja worth around Rs 25 lakh on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off, the QAT intercepted a Skoda car illegally smuggling ganja in the city. While the alleged mastermind, Bulu Patnaik fled the spot, one Seikh Ahmed has been arrested, informed sources. Ahmed, […]

Jigyansha died ‘accidentally’ falling off apartment: Post mortem report

Bhubaneswar: In what could possibly allow Commissionerate Police to unravel the mystery behind the death of Jigyansha Mishra, the preliminary post-mortem report on Monday revealed that her death was due to ‘fall from height’ and also cited presence of alcohol in her stomach. It is now presumed that Jigyansha might have died after falling off […]

Crackdown on crime network: Sushant Dhala Samanta shifted to Bolangir jail

Bhubaneswar: Aimed at preventing the arrested D-brothers to further operate their crime syndicate from behind bars, Commissionerate Police on Friday shifted gangster Sushant Dhala Samanta to Bolangir jail amid tight security arrangements. The decision comes after the Cuttack judicial magistrate first class (JMFC) court here on Thursday allowed the Commissionerate police to shift the gangster […]

Bitcoin fraud reported in Odisha, two held

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the hype surrounding massive returns from crypto digital currency, Commissionerate Police on Monday arrested two persons for duping around Rs 15 lakh from people by luring them to invest in Bitcoins. This is reportedly the first of its kind Bitcoin fraud to be reported in Odisha while further investigation in this connection is […]

Kuakhai murder: 2 including woman detained

Bhubaneswar: In what could possibly throw more light in the gruesome murder of Unmay Padhi of BJB Nagar, Commissionerate Police on Sunday detained two persons including the woman who was earlier seen with the deceased in a viral sex video clip. The woman along with one of her friends was detained by cops while the […]

Rukuna Rath Yatra of Lord Lingaraj today

Bhubaneswar: Tight security arrangements have been made for Rukuna Rath, the annual chariot festival of Lord Lingaraj on the occasion of Ashokastami. The temple administration has made elaborate arrangements for the smooth conduct of the rituals which began at 4 am on Saturday. As per the schedule, the deities of the temple would be taken […]

Rishi death: Commissionerate Police submits probe report to OHRC

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Wednesday submitted a report on the investigation into the death of engineering student Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi to the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC). In the report, the police have mentioned that Rishi died due to intake of excess alcohol and drug overdose. However, the police have claimed that no […]

Security tightened ahead of Budget Session

Bhubaneswar: Senior officials of Commissionerate Police are now busy in making elaborate security arrangements for the Budget Session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) starting tomorrow. A three-tier security cordon has been put in place for the budget session of the Assembly, informed Police Commissioner YB Khurania after reviewing the arrangements on Monday. “An inner […]

Two criminals shot, arrested after encounter in Cuttack

Cuttack: In an early morning operation, Commissionerate Police on Sunday nabbed two criminals after an encounter near Kuakhai river under Sadar police limits. The accused- Sudhakar Patra alias Lipu and Manoj Moharana alias Mangu have sustained bullet injuries and admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital for treatment. Both Lipu and Mangu were wanted in […]

Disappointed but not lost hope: Missing Bhubaneswar AIIMS student's father

Bhubaneswar: Expressing disappointment over the pace of police investigation, Aijaz Ahmed Kataria, the father of missing AIIMS Bhubaneswar student Suhail, said that the family is yet to get any information about their missing son. “We are disappointed but we have not lost hope though one month has passed since Suhail’s disappearance,” said Aijaz who left […]

Missing AIIMS student: Odisha Police team leaves for Delhi to trace Suhail

Bhubaneswar: To trace the whereabouts of missing AIIMS Bhubaneswar student from Kashmir, Suhail Aijaz, a three-member team of the Commissionerate Police left for Delhi today. Based on a tip-off from Suhail’s father, who received a telephone call from a public telephone booth in Gurugram recently, the team of the Commissionerate Police left for Delhi for […]

  • Saturday, 24 Jul 2021
BJD corporator Ranjita Biswal arrested over D-brothers link

Cuttack: Commissionerate police on Wednesday arrested Ranjita Biswal, the BJD corporator of Cuttack Municipal Corporation’s ward no-7 for her alleged links with notorious gangster brothers-Sushil and Sushant Dhala Samant (D-brothers). Sources said, Ranjita was part of the conspiracy hatched by D-brothers from jail to kill four persons, mostly contractors and others who were once part […]

Bhubaneswar kidnapping: Gang used social media to trap teens

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police on Monday cracked the kidnapping of a minor boy in Bhubaneswar by busting a criminal gang and arresting five of its members. It has come to fore that the accused used to target teenagers by laying traps on social media. The gang was arrested for allegedly kidnapping a 17-year-old minor boy for […]

Actor Papu Pom Pom gets threat calls, files FIR

Bhubaneswar: Ollywood actor Papu Pom Pom on Monday lodged a complaint with Khandagiri police in connection with getting threats on telephone. In his complaint, the actor alleged that the ‘unidentified caller’ has been threatening him and disrupting construction of a house on a plot that he purchased at Aiginia in Bhubaneswar. “I have not seen […]

Cops to be on toes for Valentine's Day

Bhubaneswar: Sending a stern warning to several outfits, Commissionerate Police on Tuesday decided to act tough on such ‘moral policing’ on the occasion of Valentine’s Day to be celebrated by youngsters in the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar tomorrow. Police Commissioner YB Khurania stated that, “Whosoever takes law into hands will be taken to […]