The body of Chittaranjan, a native of Sanabandhakera village under Brahmagiri Block of Puri district, was found dead under mysterious circumstances near Nuanai on December 13.
Gahlot was arrested by the EOW from Sector-23 Dwaraka in New Delhi on December 18. He was subsequently produced before Metropolitan Magistrate, Dwaraka on December 19 and the court had allowed him 5 days transit bail with direction to appear before the trial court –SJDM Bhubaneswar- on or before December 24, 2021.
Chittaranjan Palai, a key aide of BJD leader and deputy chairman of State Planning Board Sanjay Das Burma, was found dead under mysterious circumstances near Nuanai in Puri district on December 13.
Crime Branch (CB) officials questioned Burma’s PSO, Sarbeswar Jena and the nephew of Palai, Dillip who were also present at the feast hosted by one Jagannath Sarangi on that fateful night.
The Special Task Force of the Odisha Crime Branch on Thursday arrested two people on charges of smuggling deer skins in Puri district.
With a view to tighten its noose around wildlife criminals, the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch has declared poachers, middlemen and wildlife criminals as most wanted.
Crime Branch ASP Rama Chandra Thamba has been designated as the officer in charge of the investigation into the murder case against the accused cops.
The IPS officer, who is facing several extortion cases in Maharashtra, had told news channels on Wednesday that he was in Chandigarh.
DFO Sangram Keshari Behera and Manmath Kumbha- the cook attached to the deceased officer’s quarters- the Crime Branch had filed a 300-page charge sheet against Bidya Bharati in the SDJM Court in Paralakhemundi on Friday.
As per sources from the Crime Branch which is presently interrogating the five arrested contractual and permanent employees of the missile testing station under remand has said that the a mysterious agent, apparently a woman, was behind the spy ring.
Crime Branch ADG, Sanjeeb Panda today said that one of the five accused, who have been arrested so far in the case, received cash transfer of around Rs 38,000 from a bank account in Dubai.
The wife of deceased Odisha ACF, Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra will be quizzed by a Crime Branch team over allegations of her involvement in her husband's death
The chronology of events since the death of Odisha ACF Soumya Ranjan on July 13 suggests that this is yet another case that is headed towards a dead end.
The Crime Branch will now probe the death case of Paralakhemundi Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF), Soumya Ranjan. Crime Branch ADG Sanjeev Panda informed on Saturday that the agency has taken over the probe into the case. According to Sanjeev Panda, the crime branch has undertaken investigation following orders of the DGP.
The accused, identified as S. Kathiresan was arrested from Gnanaoli village on August 8 and was brought to Odisha on transit remand today.
The Special Task Force of Odisha Crime Branch on Thursday arrested as many as 3 people while cracking a deal to sell a live pangolin in Bhubaneswar.
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Bhubaneswar: Odisha has been witnessing a steep rise in the instances of wildlife crimes which was again evident after the Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch seized a leopard skin at Bolagarh in Khordha district on Wednesday. Though the STF has so far managed to nab a number of poachers and traders of […]
Balasore: A Special Task force (STF) team of the State Crime Branch seized around 1.5 kgs of Brown sugar from a person in Balasore on Wednesday. The approximate market value of the contraband seized is estimated to be over Rs 1 Crore. Acting on a tip from a source, the STF team launched an operation […]
Nuapada: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Monday arrested two persons on the charges of possessing a leopard skin and other incriminating materials. The accused – Saburban Singh Deo and Samansingh Majhi were arrested following a raid by a special team of the STF at Palaspada chhak under Sinapali police limits in […]