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ACF Death Case: Former Judge Justice Dash Says Bidya Bharati Booked Under Wrong Sections
ACF Death Case: Former Judge Justice Dash Says Bidya Bharati Booked Under Wrong Sections

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.

DRDO Intel Leak Case: Crime Branch Unearths Honey Trapping Link
DRDO Intel Leak Case: Accused Honey Trapped With Marriage Offers, Says Odisha Crime Branch

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.

DRDO Espionage Case: ‘Accused Received Money From Dubai, Female Operative Under Scanner’
DRDO Espionage Case: ‘Accused Received Money From Dubai, Female Operative Under Scanner’

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.

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Paralakhemundi ACF Death Case: CB To Quiz Deceased Officer's Wife Bidyabharati

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

Crime Branch probe into Odisha ACF death doesn’t inspire confidence
Crime Branch Probe Into ACF Death Doesn’t Inspire Confidence

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.

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Odisha Crime Branch Takes Over Investigation Of ACF Death Case

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.

EOW Arrests 2 Persons For Siphoning Off Rs 5 Crore Odisha Govt Funds
Rs 5 Crore Bank Fraud In Bhubaneswar: Finance Company MD Arrested From Trichy

The accused, identified as S. Kathiresan was arrested from Gnanaoli village on August 8 and was brought to Odisha on transit remand today.

Pangolin Smuggling In Odisha
Crime Branch STF Arrests 3 People While Smuggling Live Pangolin In Bhubaneswar

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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Two Firearms Smugglers Arrested By Crime Branch STF; Guns & Ammunitions Seized

Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough, a Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested two inter-state gun smugglers while they were cracking a deal with some buyers…

Woman Director Of Real Estate Firm Arrested For Rs 7.31 Crore Fraud
Odisha EOW Arrests Businessman In Rs 3 Crore Fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the State Crime Branch on Saturday arrested Bishnu Prasad Sahu, owner of Sahil Enterprises for allegedly duping nearly two dozens of investors to…

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Snake Venom Racket: Odisha Govt Orders Crime Branch Probe

Bhubaneswar: More skeletons are likely to tumble out of the closet as the Odisha government  ordered a crime branch probe into the snake venom trafficking racket which was busted in…

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14-Kg Live Pangolin Rescued In Cuttack; Crime Branch STF Nabs Accused

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch successfully rescued a live pangolin following a raid at Abhimanpur in Cuttack district on Friday. A senior STF official informed…

Odisha: Woman Director Of Real Estate Firm Arrested For Rs 7.31 Crore Fraud
Odisha: Woman Director Of Real Estate Firm Arrested For Rs 7.31 Crore Fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested Seema Nayak, Director of Shreya Infrastructures Services Pvt. Ltd. for allegedly duping investors to the tune of…

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Major Gun Running Racket Busted In Odisha, 2 Criminals Arrested; 8 Pistols Seized

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch arrested two arms smugglers following a raid near Sikharghat bridge under Niali police limits in Cuttack district on Friday. The…

HELPLINE
Rise In Wildlife Crimes In Odisha: Crime Branch STF Starts Helpline

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 […]

Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized In Balasore, 2 Arrested
Crackdown On Drug Racket: Over Rs 1 Cr Of Brown Sugar Seized In Odisha

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 […]

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Odisha: Crime Branch STF Seizes Leopard Skin In Nuapada, 2 Arrested

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 […]

Deep Sidhu and Ikbal Singh taken to RedFort on Saturday to recreate the crime scene
Republic Day Violence: Deep Sidhu, Ikbal Singh Taken To Red Fort To Recreate Crime Scene

New Delhi: The Delhi Police Crime Branch, probing the Red Fort violence on Republic Day, took the arrested accused Deep Sidhu and Ikbal Singh to Red Fort on Saturday to recreate the crime scene. The Crime Branch is studying the route taken by Sidhu and Ikbal to reach Red Fort when the violence broke out […]

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Odisha: Fake Gutkha & Tobacco Products Worth Rs 10 Lakh Seized After Raids In Balasore

Balasore: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Sunday conducted raids at two different places in Jaleswar area, and seized gutkha and tobacco products worth over Rs 10 lakh. Acting on a tip-off, a special team of STF conducted raids in different places of Jaleswar in Balasore district as part of its crackdown […]

Brown Sugar Worth Rs 10 lakh Seized In Bhubaneswar, Woman Arrested
Brown Sugar Worth Rs 10 lakh Seized In Bhubaneswar, Woman Arrested

Bhubaneswar: Intensifying crackdown on the illegal trade of narcotics in Odisha, the special task force (STF) of the State Crime Branch assisted by the Commissionerate Police seized 102 grams of brown sugar worth around Rs 10 lakh from Narayan Basti in Unit 8 area here on Tuesday. A woman peddler has been apprehended in connection […]

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Cargo Theft Racket: STF Seizes Lam Coke Worth Over 13 Lakh, 10 Arrested

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Sunday busted a cargo theft racket and arrested 10 persons in this connection from Cuttack district. As per reports, a team of STF had conducted a raid at Baba Dhabaleswar Coal Dipot after getting reliable inputs regarding organised cargo theft and illegal unloading of costly […]

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Crackdown On Narcotics Trade In Odisha: Over 1.3 Kg Brown Sugar Seized In Khordha

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch is now on a mission mode to wipe out illegal narcotics trade in Odisha. The probe agency on Thursday seized Brown Sugar weighing 1 kg 310 grams following a raid in Khordha district. A peddler, identified as SK Anwar of Kaipadar area has been arrested in […]

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Odisha Crime Branch STF Seizes Brown Sugar Worth Rs 25 Lakh, 1 Held In Khordha

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of the State CID, Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested a drug peddler from Khordha district following seizure of 302 grams brown sugar from his possession. As per reports, the accused Akhay Baliarsingh was nabbed by a team of the STF while he was trying to strike a deal of […]

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SIT Has Sufficient Evidence Against 'Pari' Murder Accused: Arun Bothra

Nayagarh: A day after arresting one person in the sensational kidnapping and murder of five-year-old Nayagarh girl ‘Pari’, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Odisha Crime Branch on Monday has clarified that it has sufficient evidence against the arrestee, who is the prime accused in the ghastly crime. “The SIT has acquired sufficient evidence against […]

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Just Wait & Watch, Says MLA Pradeep Panigrahi

Bhubaneswar: Already neck deep in trouble over the alleged ‘Tata Motors’ job scam, arrested Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi sought to absolve himself of the charges against him while he was taken for production before the SDJM Court in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. “Wait and watch’ was Panigrahi’s impromptu retort when journalists sought a sound bite from […]