Tag: Crime Branch

Pipili gang rape & murder: Questions raised on probe after acquittal of accused

Bhubaneswar: After the accused in Pipili gang rape and murder case were acquitted by the Bhubaneswar Additional District Judge on Monday, questions are now being raised on Odisha Crime Branch’s probe. A copy of the judgement letter obtained by OTV revealed that while there were no eye witnesses in the case, the circumstantial evidences provided […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Crime Branch to probe attack on Kharabela Swain: Odisha DGP

Rayagada: A day after Utkal Bharat party chief and former MP Kharabela Swain was brutally assaulted in Rayagada, Police DG RP Sharma today informed that Crime Branch has been directed to probe the matter. According to sources, the investigating agency will not only conduct a detailed probe as far as the assault is concerned but […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
CB arrests 4 persons for misappropriating Rs 2 crore from rural bank

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch of Odisha Police today arrested four persons including a woman on charges of misappropriating Rs 2 crore from a regional rural bank. Police informed that the arrests were made based on a complaint lodged by the regional manager of the rural bank, Odisha Gramya Bank […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
EOW arrests 4 persons in Rs 1.22 cr-fraud at RMRC

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch arrested four persons in connection with a fraud worth Rs 1.22 crore at the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) in Bhubaneswar. Out of the four arrested persons, two persons are non-Odia traders. As per reports, the fraud was executed using forged cheques and documents following […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Congress on Pradeep Maharathy apology
BJP turns heat on minister Pradeep Maharathy

Bhubaneswar: The BJP Mahila Morcha continued its protest today against Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy for his comments hailing the verdict in Pipili gang rape and murder case. The activists of the BJP Mahila Morcha tried to gherao Naveen Niwas, the official residence of chief minister Naveen Patnaik today demanding action against the minister. However, tension […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Police-lawyer spat: CB fails to submit charge sheet yet again, hearing deferred

Cuttack: Hearing in connection with the alleged assault of a lawyer by police was deferred till Thursday as Crime Branch failed to submit the charge sheet before the Orissa High Court yet again today. The Crime Branch has sought more time from the Orissa High Court to submit the charge sheet following which the hearing […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Gangster Tito links: Vigilance intensifies probe against government babus

Kendrapara: After the special task force (STF) of Crime Branch, Vigilance has now intensified its probe into allegations that several government officials helped arrested gangster Sayed Usman Ali alias Tito to acquire several tenders and other government projects in Kendrapara district. Multiple teams of the anti-corruption wing of the State government today visited several government […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Another close aide of gangster Tito nabbed after police encounter

Kendrapara: Wanted sharp shooter and close aide of arrested gangster Tito, Bhabani Shankar Sahoo alias Babu Sahoo was nabbed after an encounter with the police near Ichhapur-Chhagaria Road here in the wee hours of Monday. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of special squad and officials of Kendrapara Town police station intercepted Sahoo at […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Gangster Tito's love for luxury cars, watches exposed

Bhubaneswar: Beyond the gritty life of a crime, arrested gangster Sayed Usman Ali alias Tito used to lead a lavish lifestyle which has become evident after the special task force (STF) of Crime Branch seized a gold-studded watch on Thursday. The branded watch weighs nearly 175 grams and is estimated to be worth over Rs […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Four more aides of gangster Tito arrested by Crime Branch

Bhubaneswar/Kendrapara: Following marathon interrogation, the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch today arrested four associates of gangster Tito. Those arrested are among the eight persons detained by the CB after raids at different places in Cuttack yesterday. The arrested include Golden Papu, Abdullaha, Imtiaz Khan and Jahangir Khan. According to sources, Abdullah being one […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
CB interrogates gangster Tito's wife over 'benami' properties

Kendrapara: The special task force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch today interrogated Benazir Bibi, wife of arrested gangster Sayed Usman Ali alias Tito. Apart from Benazir, a former councillor from Kendrapara, Hifzul Rahman was also grilled by the STF for his alleged links with Tito. According to sources, the investigating agency wants to ascertain how […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Crime Branch tightens noose around gangster Tito; planning to interrogate his wife

Bhubaneswar: Tightening its noose around arrested gangster Syed Usman Ali alias Tito, the special task force (STF) of the Crime Branch is planning to interrogate his wife to unearth benami properties and his links with the Ollywood industry. Sources from the probe agency said since bulk of the gangster’s properties are in the name of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
'Murdered' youth's return: OHRC seeks report from Crime Branch, Bargarh admin

Bhubaneswar: Taking a strong note of the arrest of two persons for murdering another youth, who surfaced alive after one-and-a-half-year in Paikmal of Bargarh district, the Odisha Human Right Commission (OHRC) today has sought a report from the Crime Branch ADG and the Bargarh Collector within six weeks. Hearing a petition filed by three rights […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Gangster Tito's remand ends; to be produced before SDJM today

Kendrapara: As the five-day remand period of notorious gangster Sayed Usman Ali alias Tito ended today, the Crime Branch of Odisha Police will produce Tito before the Kendrapara SDJM Court. Sources said the CB officials are considering taking him on remand for three more days for further interrogation on his crime network, business network and […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Crime Branch asks banks to freeze gangster Tito's accounts

Kendrapara: Tightening the noose around gangster Sayed Usman Ali alias Tito, the Crime Branch of Odisha Police wrote to banks today to freeze the accounts belonging to the gangster and his family members. The sleuths continued their raids at several places associated with Tito for second day today. According to sources, the CB officials have […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021