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Tag: Crime In Odisha

Odisha: Crimes Continued Unabated During Covid-19 Lockdown, Over Rs 48 Crore Fine Collected
Odisha: Crimes Continued Unabated During Covid-19 Lockdown, Over Rs 48 Crore Fine Collected

Bhubaneswar: As many as 1,13,410 cases were registered in Odisha in a period of 10 months during the Covid-19 induced lockdown from March 2020 to December 2020, Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra informed the State Assembly on Monday. A total of 51,617 persons have been arrested in connection with the cases. Besides, […]

Odisha: 2 Girls Stabbed Multiple Times On Nuapada Road

Nuapada: Amid the rising cases of crimes against women in Odisha, two girls were critically injured after being stabbed multiple times by a youth in full public view at Boden Bazaar road in the district. Both the girls have been admitted to Boden hospital in a critical condition. Meanwhile, police have detained the attacker and […]

Online Delivery Boy Attacked, Looted In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Amid the allegations of rising crime rate in the Smart city, three miscreants allegedly attacked and looted an online delivery boy near Patharabandha area in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. The victim was reportedly on his way to delivery an order when the miscreants attacked him and decamped with his items. Meanwhile, police have reached the […]

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Triple Murder In Odisha: 3 Of A Family Hacked To Death By Neighbour

Sambalpur: At least three persons of a family were allegedly hacked to death in Napada Village under Mahulapali Police limits of Sambalpur district. The trio was allegedly killed by their neighbour’s family with an axe following a dispute over land.

Odisha Crime Branch STF Busts Illegal Zarda Manufacturing Unit In Jajpur

Jajpur: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch busted a fake chewing tobacco (zarda) manufacturing unit in Jajpur district on Friday and seized a huge cache of tobacco products and equipment and machines used in the manufacture. Acting on a tip-off, the STF conducted a raid on the illegal tobacco manufacturing unit in […]

'Accidental' Firing On Girl Student: One More Youth Arrested

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Thursday arrested one more person in connection with the Infocity accidental shooting case in which a girl student was injured on Monday. The arrested accused has been identified as Pradeep Agasti. Earlier, police had arrested the victim’s male friend Ashish Nayak in connection with the incident. As per reports, Agasti […]

Missing Minor Girl Found Unconscious Near A Pond In Berhampur, Family Alleges Rape

Berhampur: The minor girl who reportedly went missing on January 10 from Sonapur area was found unconscious near a pond by some locals in Marine Police limits of Ganjam district on Saturday. She was rushed to MKCG Medical College and Hospital in a critical condition and is currently undergoing treatment, police said. As per latest […]

Firing On Doctor: Khurda Police Releases Photo Of Suspect, Announces Reward For Info

Khurda: The district police today released a photo of the suspect involved in the firing on two persons including a paediatrician, Manas Das at Badashakha market in Khurda Town on December 15. Addressing a presser, Khurda SP Ajay Pratap Swain also announced provision of cash reward for those who can give information on the killer. […]

Youth Stoned To Death In Sundergarh Forests

Sundergarh: Police today recovered the mutilated body of a youth from a forest near a sponge iron factory at Kendrikala village under Bonai Police limits in Sundergarh district. This morning, when locals spotted the body of the youth with his throat slit and grievous injuries on other parts of the body, they immediately informed police […]

Inter-State Looter Gang Kingpin Bablu Arrested After Police Encounter In Odisha

Cuttack: The kingpin of an inter-state gang of looters, Sachin Pawar alias Bablu was arrested following an exchange of fire with police in Naraj Bazaar area of Cuttack district Tuesday late night. Bablu sustained bullet injuries on his right leg during the police encounter and has been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital for […]

Sex Racket Busted In Bhubaneswar, 6 Arrested

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police on Sunday busted a sex racket which was operating from a hotel at AIIMS Nagar under Khandagiri police limits in Bhubaneswar. Acting on a tip-off, a special team of Commissionerate raided the hotel and arrested six persons including two middlemen and four customers. Six girls, who reportedly hail from West Bengal, have […]

Criminal Siva Nabbed In Rayagada Police Encounter

Rayagada: Rayagada Town Police today nabbed a dreaded criminal H Siva following an encounter in the area. Police said Siva, against whom as many as 50 criminal cases are pending in various police stations of Rayagada and other nearby districts, sustained bullet injuries in the exchange of fire during a raid. Two police personnel have […]

Bolangir Murder: Youth Killed For Seeking Loan Repayment, Say Police

Bolangir: Police claimed to have cracked the murder case of a youth, Satyanarayan Purohit at Dharpagarh village under Saintala Police limits in Bolangir district on October 25 following the arrest of one Jabananda Kanhar in connection with the case on Sunday. Police officials said Purohit was a businessman by profession and killed by Kanhar for […]

Man Hacked To Pieces By Wife, Brother-In-Law In Odisha

Ganjam: A man was brutally hacked to death and his body cut into pieces allegedly by his wife & brother-in-law at Patadhar village under Jagannath Prasad Police limits in Ganjam district on Wednesday night. The matter came to the fore after the brother-sister duo surrendered at the police station today. As per reports, the man […]

OSAP Constable Arrested For ‘Misbehaving’ With College Girls

Rourkela: An Odisha Special Armed Police (OSAP) constable was arrested on Sunday evening for allegedly misbehaving with two college girls inside the OSAP 4th Battalion campus in Rourkela on Saturday. The matter came to fore after a complaint was lodged in connection with the incident at Plant Site Police Station on Sunday. Sources said that […]

Six-Year-Old Girl Raped In Odisha's Koraput

Koraput: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth of her village under Borigumma block of Koraput district on Wednesday. The matter came to the fore after the family members of the minor girl lodged a complaint at Borigumma Police Station on Thursday, said reports. As per the complaint, a youth identified as Dambaru […]

Miscreants Loot Cigarette-Laden Truck At Gunpoint In Odisha

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted a cigarette-laden truck at gunpoint near Ugratara chhak under Tangi Police limits in Khurda district late last night. As per reports, the truck was en-route to Kolkata from Hyderabad when a group of armed miscreants waylaid the vehicle and brandished gun at the driver. They later tied the hands and […]

Murder Of Youth For Harassing Woman: 'Supari Killers' Nabbed, Mastermind Still At Large

Jagatsinghpur: The Jagatsinghpur Police has claimed to have cracked the murder case of a missing youth, whose decomposed body was recovered from a pond near Katara village under Tirtol Police limits the district on October 24. The deceased Rashmi Ranjan Swain alias Dipa of Jajanga village was missing since October 22. Police have arrested two […]

Man shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Odisha

Cuttack: A man was shot dead by unidentified assailants near Madhupalli under Baidyapur Police Station in the district late last night. The deceased Arjun Baliarsingh, who is suspected to be murdered over past enmity, was a resident of Manipur village under Fatehgarh police limits of Nayagarh district. As per reports, some bike-borne miscreants allegedly took […]

Man Critical After Being Shot At By Brother In Odisha

Dhenkanal: A man sustained critical injuries on his chest after allegedly being shot at by his elder brother over some family dispute at Beltikiri village under Sadar Police limits of Dhenkanal district on Saturday night. The injured, Bibhu Behera has been admitted to District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) for treatment. According to reports, an altercation erupted […]

Grief, Fear & Anger In Odisha As Dacoits Strike At Will

Keonjhar: Throwing open challenge to the police department, dacoits went on a loot rampage in Keonjhar late last night. As per reports, armed miscreants looted gold ornaments and cash from the house of a couple at gun point in Tikarpada village under Sadar Police Station on Saturday. Sources said, around eight miscreants with guns barged […]

Two Criminals Nabbed In Separate Police Encounters In Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Khurda: Two dreaded criminals were nabbed following separate police encounters in Bhubaneswar and Khurda late last night. The Commissionerate Police arrested notorious criminal Sushant Majhi after an encounter in K7 area at Kalinga Nagar in the capital city. Majhi was wanted in several cases of murder and loot in the State. He was also reportedly […]

Youth Dies After Being Pushed Off Terrace By Friends

Jharsuguda: A youth died after being allegedly pushed by two of his friends off the terrace of Durlaga gram panchayat office under Talapatia Police limits in Jharsuguda district last night. Talapatia police recovered the body of Tapan Sahu today morning and sent it for postmortem. Cops also detained one of the accused, while efforts are […]

Transgenders Arrested For Threatening Youth At Gun Point In Odisha

Sambalpur: Burla Police on Friday arrested three transgenders for allegedly brandishing a gun with the intent to threaten a youth near Bural Railway station. Though the matter came to light yesterday, the transgenders had reportedly threatened Rajesh Dey of Sambalpur and even fired a few shots in the air on August 7. Based on the […]

Unsafe Bhubaneswar: No headway for Police in series loot

Bhubaneswar: Even though two days have passed since a series of loots rocked the Capital City, Commissionerate Police, despite intensifying blocking and checking at key points of Bhubaneswar, is yet to make headway in the case. In order to nab the criminals, police have adopted newer measures including a ‘fingerprint scanning system’ at check points […]