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Former Councillor arrested for conspiring to kill MLA

  Parlakhemundi: A former councillor has been arrested by the Parlakhemundi police for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to kill an MLA (Member of Legislative Assembly). The accused identified as G.Bijay Kumar has been forwarded to the court, informed sources. A complaint was filed by the concerned MLA based on a voice recording in which the […]

Shocking! Divyang among two minors raped in Odisha

Nayagarh/ Balasore: Incidents of sexual assault on minor girls continue unabated in Odisha after rape of two more minor girls, including a divyang, was reported from two separate places in the State. A differently-abled minor girl was allegedly raped and impregnated by a youth at Itamati village of Nayagarh district. The accused, Brajabandhu Sahoo of […]

Jammu woman accuses CRPF trooper of rape

Jammu: A woman has accused a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper of raping her here in March, Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Sunday. “In the complaint lodged yesterday (Saturday) by the woman from Pooch district, she said she was ambushed by three CRPF troopers and was later taken inside a camp where one […]

Two government officials in Vigilance net

Ganjam/Jagatsinghpur: Vigilance sleuths Wednesday conducted raids on residences and offices of two government officials- the Block Education Officer (BEO) of Dharakote in Ganjam and an Assistant Engineer of Roads & Building Division in Jagatsinghpur on charges of amassing wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income. A three-member team of Berhampur division vigilance simultaneously searched […]

Man hit with arrow; hospitalised

Keonjhar: A youth sustained critical injuries after being hit by an arrow at Chandaposi village of Harichandanpur block in Keonjhar district over a family dispute. The incident took place last evening after a verbal duel ensued between Binjhar Majhi and his brother Bira Majhi yesterday. The situation worsened after Bira shot an arrow at Binjhar’s […]

Two quintals of ganja seized, 2 held in Balasore

Balasore: The district police seized ganja weighing 2 quintals from a car at Seragada toll plaza in Balasore district late last night. Two persons -including driver of the vehicle Muktikanta Nayak and his associate Rehman Khan have been arrested in this connection. Acting on a tip-off, Khantapada police intercepted an Innova car heading towards Balasore […]

Explosives seized in Koraput
Huge cache of explosives seized in Koraput

Koraput: A huge cache of explosives was seized from separate crusher units in Borigumma area of Koraput district. Police have arrested three persons in connection with the seizure. Acting on a tipoff, police conducted raids in Jayantgiri and Jamunda areas in Jeypore yesterday night and arrested three persons for running illegal stone crusher units in […]

Ganja worth Rs 2 crore seized in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sleuths on Thursday seized ganja weighing nearly one tonne with a market value of more than Rs 2 crore while being illegal smuggled into the city. Acting on a tip-off that narcotics substance was being illegally transported in a truck, the officials of DRI intercepted the vehicle near […]

Gaon Sathi shot dead in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: Unidentified miscreants today shot dead a ‘Gaon Sathi’ at Suleipat village near Badampahar of the district. The deceased has been identified as Jyotindranath Giri. According to reports, some youths reached Giri’s house and asked him to accompany them to the nearby Suleipat dam. Later, his bullet-ridden body was recovered from the spot. Although the […]

Man held while trying to deposit fake Rs 2000 notes

Balasore: The Balasore police today nabbed a man while trying to deposit fake notes amounting to Rs 44,000 at the Khirikana Cooperative Society in Soro. The accused, identified as Bishnu Nayak of Biranchipur village in the district, was trying to deposit 22 counterfeit notes of Rs 2000 denominations. Nayak was arrested after the Secretary of […]

Video of BEO demanding bribe goes viral

Nayagarh: A video showing Block Education Officer (BEO) of Khandapada block demanding bribe from a group of Gana Sikshaks has gone viral in Nayagarh district. Basing on the video evidence, teachers in the district have demanded action against him. In the video, the BEO identified as Suresh Kumar Dash is seen demanding bribe money from […]

Youth’s murder sparks protest in Govindpur

Cuttack: Tension prevailed following a scuffle between police and locals at Govindpur area in Cuttack on Friday. A police team was reportedly manhandled by agitating locals, who were staging a demonstration over a youth’s murder. According to reports, the deceased Kandura Bhoi of Kajalpur village was stabbed to death by unidentified miscreants late on Thursday […]

Tension Mounts In Sambalpur As Police Detains Three More

Sambalpur: Tension continued to prevail in Sambalpur today after locals staged a road blockade at Modipada square in Thelakopada area protesting detention of three persons in connection with the double murder on April 2. The district police rushed to the spot to arrest any likely flare-up simmering between the two groups since the double murder […]

Youth kills, buries father inside home

Kalahandi: A youth allegedly killed his father and buried him inside the house at Badagunduri village under Narla block of Kalahandi district. As per reports, a heated exchange of words between the duo over some family related issue turned ugly and the enraged youth reportedly killed his father and later buried the body inside the […]

Odisha police aims to make campuses 'crime free'

Bhubaneswar: With instances of crime committed by students on rise, Odisha police on Tuesday decided to act tough on such offenders to make educational institutions a ‘crime free’ zone in the State. Be it rape, murder, criminal assault, eve-teasing or incidents of drug abuse, students are now found involved in several other crimes which has […]

Mutton soup exposes Telangana woman's chilling crime

Hyderabad: In a sinister plot borrowed from a crime thriller, a woman murdered her husband and nearly swapped him with her paramour through plastic surgery but it was a bowl of mutton soup which spilled the beans. Police in Telangana revealed the shocking facts unearthed during the investigations of the chilling crime in Nagarkurnool town. […]

Body of six-year-old rape victim cremated

Hisar: A six-year-old girl, who was raped and killed in Haryana’s Uklana area, was cremated today amid tight security, as the agitated locals protested over the gruesome crime. Some unidentified men had allegedly abducted the girl on Friday night when she was sleeping with her sister and mother in their home in a slum area. […]

Youth kills sister-in-law, surrenders

Jharsuguda: A youth allegedly hacked to death his sister-in-law over family feud at Bhikhyamapali village under Rengali police limits in Jharsuguda district here on Wednesday. The accused identified as Dayalal Meher attacked his sister-in-law Binita with a sharp weapon following a heated argument with her over some trivial matter, sources said. Later, Dayalal surrendered before […]

Six rape cases filed every day in Odisha in 2016

Bhubaneswar: Even though the number of cases registered dropped marginally in 2016, on an average alarmingly at least six cases of rapes were filed every day, raising concerns over the safety of women in State. According to the White Paper tabled in the Odisha Assembly, 2,144 rapes were reported last year. The number of cognizable […]

White Paper-2016 claims surge in crime

Bhubaneswar: Odisha witnessed a marginal surge in overall crimes with registration of 1,03,702 cases in 2016 as against 1,03,200 cases in the previous year. The White Paper which was tabled by the Home department in the Assembly today, however, claimed a fall in rape cases in 2016. Rape cases nosedived to 2144 last year from […]

Over 3,500 crimes against refugees registered in Germany

Berlin: Law enforcement officials in Germany registered 3,533 attacks on refugees and asylum-seekers in 2016, which resulted in 560 people, including 43 children, being injured, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. In addition, the ministry reported that last year there had been 217 attacks against non-profit groups that support refugees and on volunteers from those […]

Crime against women up in Odisha in 2015: NCRB data

Bhubaneswar: With 17,144 cases, Odisha has recorded the maximum number of crime against women in 2015 after Delhi, Assam and Telengana. Figures in National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) show the coastal State had witnessed 14,606 criminal cases against women in the previous year. While the rate of such case cases in every one lakh female […]

Asit Tripathy
All data on CCTNS intranet by Mar 31

Bhubaneswar: To help police in tracking down criminal elements in the shortest possible time, the Odisha government has decided to upload all data relating to all crimes and criminal activities in the intranet network of the State Police under Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) project. A decision to this effect was taken […]

1.3 lakh cognizable offences in 2015

Bhubaneswar: As many as 1,03,200 cognisable offences were registered in Odisha in 2015, the White Paper on crimes in the state prepared by the Home department and tabled in the Odisha Assembly on Tuesday revealed. According to the White Paper, 1473 murder cases, 486 dacoities, 1787 loots, 4,046 snatching, 10,055 theft, 2,935 fraud, 1,976 riots, […]

Mother-son duo booked for poisoning wife

Palghar: A man was booked along with his mother for allegedly poisoning his wife here, police said today. According to the complaint lodged in this regard yesterday, the man, a resident of Virar locality here, had force-fed poison to his wife, 33, on July 6, for dowry and also because she could not conceive, Virar […]