Tag: Crime Branch

Crime Branch STF seizes leopard hide in Sambalpur, 1 held
Crime Branch STF seizes leopard hide in Sambalpur, 1 held

Acting on the tip-off, a team of STF carried out raids near Champali River embankment under Naktideula police limits in the district and arrested a wildlife criminal while he was striking a deal to sell a leopard skin.

  • Wednesday, 12 April 2023
Bolangir fake certificate racket
Odisha govt hands over Bolangir fake certificate racket probe to Crime Branch

As per official sources, a dedicated team of the Crime Branch is likely to visit Bolangir today to inquire into the case which has triggered a political slugfest in the State. Moreover, the team will also carry out investigation in other parts of the country, if needed.

  • Saturday, 01 April 2023
Job Racket
Fake job racket in 17 states: Odisha EOW nabs IT graduate from Bihar

As per reports, the accused is the developer of the website - www.grks.org of “Gramin Rojgar Kalyan Sansthan” which was used to float fake advertisements for jobs.

  • Friday, 17 March 2023
Crime Branch Headquarters
Only 10 convictions in cases probed by Crime Branch in last 10 years: Odisha Minister

The minister said the probe agency has filed chargesheet in 88 cases and arrested 261 persons between 2013 and 2022. 

  • Tuesday, 14 March 2023
Naba Das Murder
Attempts made to suppress Naba Das murder through Gopal’s diary: LoP

On the other hand, senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra today stated that till now it is not known why the Odisha Health Minister Naba Das was murdered and there is suspicion over Crime Branch.

  • Thursday, 09 March 2023
Gopal Das
Naba Das murder accused Gopal Das is not suffering from mental illness: Court 

A State government-constituted medical board comprising four experts from the SCB Medical College and Hospital had submitted its report about Gopal’s mental health on February 5. 

  • Monday, 06 March 2023
Naba Das murder: Opposition accuses Crime Branch of deliberately concealing motive 
Naba Das murder: Opposition accuses Crime Branch of deliberately concealing motive 

The Opposition BJP and Congress have smelled something fishy in the probe and suspected political or personal or business rivalries might be the reason behind the assassination of the minister.

  • Friday, 24 February 2023
Deceased Soumya Panigrahi With 'Girlfriend'
Crime Branch takes over model Soumya Panigrahi suicide case, initiates probe

As per reports, an eight-member CB team arrived at their residence to question and ascertain the events leading up to the suicide of their son Soumya.

  • Thursday, 23 February 2023
Naba Das Murder
Naba Das murder case: LoP suspects involvement of 5T secy VK Pandian, MLA Pranab Prakash Das

While staging a demonstration on the Odisha Assembly premises on the first day of the budget session, Mishra claimed that the health minister’s killing was ‘government-sponsored’ and suspected the involvement of 5T Secretary VK Pandian and Jajpur MLA Pranab Prakash Das in the crime.

  • Tuesday, 21 February 2023
Naba Das Murder
Will expose Naba Das murder mystery in Odisha Assembly: LoP Jayanarayan Mishra

Mishra further alleged that those, who are involved in the Naba Das murder, are doing conspiracy against him. "As several high profile people are involved in the murder, we are demanding a CBI probe," he said.

  • Saturday, 18 February 2023
Naba Das Murder
Naba Das murder: Can comment only after probe concludes, says daughter Dipali

“The Crime Branch is investigating the case and after the agency gives its final report, we (family) will be able to say something,” said Dipali.

  • Thursday, 16 February 2023
Naba Das Murder
Odisha Health Minister Naba Das murder raised in Lok Sabha: BJP’s Suresh Pujari demands CBI probe

Pujari also said that the Odisha government is taking help of the Centre only for conducting the Narco analysis and polygraph test of the accused. But the government is afraid of a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

  • Monday, 13 February 2023
Naba Das Murder
'Gopal Das may not be the killer': Congress' Bijay Patnaik sees bigger conspiracy in Naba Das murder

While speaking to journalists on the sidelines of a function held in Bhubaneswar, Patnaik, who joined the Congress party recently said, “From the videos whatever I have seen, I believe that the ASI might not have killed minister Naba Das.”

  • Monday, 13 February 2023
LoP Jayanarayan Mishra
Naba Das murder case: Gopal is shooter but who is handler, asks BJP

Adding fuel to the ongoing slugfest, Leader of Opposition (LoP) and senior BJP leader Jayanarayan Mishra, on Wednesday, brought serious allegations against police and alleged involvement of many bigwigs in the murder of Das.

  • Wednesday, 08 February 2023
Naba Das Murder
Naba Das murder: Dharmendra Pradhan targets CM over law and order situation in Odisha

While addressing the press in Bhubaneswar, Pradhan alleged that the basic foundation of the ongoing investigation in the Naba Das case is wrong.

  • Sunday, 05 February 2023