Tag: Crime Branch

Six months on, still no headway in Kunduli gang rape & suicide case

Bhubaneswar: Even though six months have passed since the minor girl of Kunduli alleged gang rape by four persons in uniform and two-and-a-half months have elapsed since her tragic suicide, the investigating agencies probing the matter are still clueless. The family of the victim claimed that they are losing all hope given the tardy pace […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Kunduli incident: Is Crime Branch making veiled attack on media?

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Crime Branch which is yet to make any headway in the Kunduli gang rape and suicide incident seems to be deviating from its course of investigation and using pressure tactics on media by questioning and seeking information about its sources. On January 25, OTV telecasted a report of the State Forensic Science […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Kuakhai sex tape & murder: Woman in video knocks door of Crime Branch

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, the woman who was earlier seen with deceased Unmay Padhi in a viral sex video clip, today approached the Crime Branch urging them to delete the video that is allegedly being circulated by people. The woman requested the cyber cell of the Crime Branch to damage the video completely and […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Wedding gift blast: Sender of killer parcel is an Odia

Bhubaneswar: With mystery still shrouding the parcel bomb explosion which killed two persons in Bolangir, the special investigation team (SIT) of Crime Branch claimed to have got vital leads in connection with the case on Tuesday. Senior Crime Branch officials today claimed that the sender of the killer parcel is an Odia. The development assumes […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Wedding gift blast: Crime Branch SIT reaches Patnagarh

Bolangir: A four-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Crime Branch today reached Patnagarh in Bolangir to probe the mysterious parcel bomb explosion in which two persons including newly-wed Soumyasekhar Sahu and his grandmother were killed last month. The team met the Bolangir SP and the IIC of Patnagarh Police station. The Crime Branch SIT will […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Wedding gift blast: CM orders Crime Branch probe

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday ordered a Crime Branch probe into the Patnagarh wedding gift blast incident, in which two persons including newly-wed Soumyasekhar Sahu and his grandmother were killed last month. Naveen’s directive came a day after deceased Soumyasekhar’s wife Reema, who survived the blast, appealed the CM to expedite investigation and […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Kunduli gang rape: No anomaly in SFSL report, says CFSL

Cuttack: At a time when the family members of the Kunduli girl are staging demonstration in New Delhi seeking a CBI probe, Odisha Crime Branch officials on Monday gave a clean chit to the report of the State Forensic Science Laboratory (SFSL). Addressing a press conference, Crime Branch SP RB Panigrahi today stated that examination […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Cricketer Debashish Mohanty alleges abusive trolling

Cuttack: Former fast bowler of India Debashish Mohanty today approached the Crime Branch of Odisha alleging abusive trolling against him and relatives on internet. Mohanty, who represented India in two Test matches and nearly 50 one day internationals in the late 1990s, lodged a complaint with the cyber cell of the Crime Branch seeking immediate action […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Crime Branch begins probe into Kunduli incident

Bhubaneswar:  A special team of Crime Branch (CB) led by a DSP rank officer has begun investigation into the gang rape and death of the Kunduli girl. The CB officials who reached Kunduli last night will visit the hospital, where the girl was admitted for treatment and the Pottangi police station for a detailed investigation. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Kunduli suicide: CB dismissed gang rape charges in Dec report

Bhubaneswar: The Crime Branch of Odisha Police in its action-taken report submitted to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on December 14, had dismissed the allegations of gang rape brought by the Kunduli girl who committed suicide on Monday. In the report submitted on December 14, the Crime Branch said in a bid to hide […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Another official of Seven Hills Estate nabbed for Rs 5 crore land fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch on Friday arrested Aman Charan Sahoo, the power of attorney holder of Seven Hills Estate limited on charges of duping investors to the tune of Rs 5 crore. EOW officials informed that the officials of Seven Hills Estate Ltd had duped nearly 200 people on […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Salepur Shocker! Minor Girl Gang Raped By 5 Persons For Over A Month, 1 Detained
CM orders judicial inquiry into Koraput gang rape case

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC) ADG Mahendra Pratap’s report revealed medical reports of the Kunduli gang rape survivor claim no evidence of rape, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today ordered an inquiry by a sitting district judge into the matter. The judicial inquiry into the alleged gang rape case will be […]

  • 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
EOW nabs woman over Rs 3cr loan fraud

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch today nabbed a woman in Bhubaneswar in connection with a loan fraud to the tune of Rs 3 crore. The woman, identified as Sanghamitra Gouda, had taken separate loans from three different sources by mortgaging a single piece of land. According to sources, the woman […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
EOW arrests founder of Sai Pragati chit fund firm

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch (CB) on Tuesday arrested Kamalakant Pattnaik, founder of chit fund company Sai Pragati, accused of duping investors of crores of rupees. Pattnaik, who works as a traffic inspector in Transport Department was arrested from Bhubaneswar today. According to sources, the EOW took up the probe after […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021