Tag: Crime Branch

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.

  • Saturday, 09 October 2021
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.

  • Wednesday, 22 September 2021
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.

  • Tuesday, 21 September 2021
 Bidyabharati, Wife Of Deceased ACFO
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

  • Tuesday, 31 August 2021
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.

  • Monday, 16 August 2021
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.

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  • Saturday, 14 August 2021
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.

  • Tuesday, 10 August 2021
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.

  • Friday, 06 August 2021
Youth arrested for abusing woman on social media

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Crime Branch today arrested a youth on charges of abusing a woman on social media. As per the complainant, a youth identified as Shovan Kumar had used objectionable language against a woman during chats on social media. The woman had lodged a complaint with the Crime Branch following which the youth was […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
‘Conman’ Golden Baba set up 'fake companies with Rs 3,769 crore turnover'

Bhubaneswar: Jyoti Ranjan Beura alias Golden Baba used to lure businessmen and companies with fake business and income tax filing documents to raise money. Such details emerged after EOW of the Odisha Crime Branch seized incriminating documents during a search of Golden Baba’s house. Sources said Golden Baba had set up nine group companies on […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Crime Branch begins probe into Dhenkanal elephant deaths

Bhubaneswar: A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ordered a Crime Branch probe into death of seven elephants on Friday night, a four-member team of the State investigating agency today visited Dhenkanal and began a probe. As per reports, the team led by a DSP visited the office of the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) and […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Police-lawyer standoff: 'Assaulted' advocate fails to depose before Crime Branch

Cuttack: Advocate Debi Prasad Patnaik, whose alleged assault by police led to the ongoing cease-work protest by High Court lawyers, failed to depose before the Crime Branch of Odisha Police today. Citing health concerns, Patnaik did not appear before the investigating agency and has sought four weeks’ time, informed sources. Earlier, a notice was issued […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Crime Branch nabs notorious criminal in Bolangir

Bhubaneswar: The Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Thursday arrested notorious criminal Madha Khuntia and three of his aides from Bolangir. Acting on a tip-off, the Special Task Force (STF) personnel of the Crime Branch nabbed the four persons including Khuntia while they were planning to execute dacoity in the town. A gun and sharp […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Police-lawyer spat: Crime Branch arrests two persons including Home Guard

Cuttack: A day after advocates in Cuttack intensified their agitation demanding immediate arrest of accused involved in the attack on a lawyer in Cuttack, the Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Tuesday night arrested two persons including Home Guard. The arrested duo, identified as Home Guard Kishore Jena and one Dilip Singh, was taken into […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
IOCL seeks Odisha Crime Branch help in pipeline work

Cuttack: Five officials of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) today met the special task force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch and sought help in laying down pipelines. They alleged that some anti-social elements are hindering the pipeline work. IOCL officials alleged that oil from the pipeline is pilfered in Angul and Dhenkanal by an […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021