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Tag: Criminal

Youth Critical In Firing Between Criminal Groups In Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: A youth sustained critical injuries in exchange of fire between two criminal groups at Alavar village in Balikuda area of Jagatsinghpur on Friday. Two persons have been detained in connection with the case. As per reports, the firing incident took place over past enmity during which the youth Debraj Biswal suffered bullet injuries on […]

Complainant turns out to be mastermind in 'loot' case in Odisha

Cuttack: Police cracked an alleged robbery case involving Rs 18 lakh in Khuntuni area of Cuttack and claimed that the complainant himself was the mastermind behind the incident. A team of investigating cops arrested the accused, Santosh Kumar Raj, marketing manager of Vimal Pan Masala company and recovered the money from his house. According to […]

Criminal Held In Odisha After Exchange Of Gunfire With Cops

Berhampur: A 32-year-old man, allegedly involved in a series of criminal activities including attempt to murder, has been arrested here following an exchange of gunfire with police, an officer said. The accused, P Siba Shankar Dora, sustained injuries, along with two other police constables, during the encounter at Charimaili Chhaka in Aska police station area […]

Gurudijhatia Case: Police Nab Criminal's Family & Girlfriend

Cuttack: A day after notorious criminal Ajay Sahu alias Jitu, one of the accused in recent Gurudijhatia loot and murder case, was nabbed during an encounter by Choudwar Police and Special Squad, police today arrested four more persons including Ajay’s girlfriend and mother in connection with the incident. On September 24, a gang of robbers […]

Audi driver gives flying squad a slip, abandons bag containing Rs 27 lakh

Rourkela: A special flying squad for elections today recovered cash worth Rs 27.49 lakh during inspection of vehicles at Mahapani chhak in Bisra area of Rourkela. The seizure took place after the driver of an Audi car abandoned the bag with cash and fled the scene along with the vehicle. Biswaranjan Rath, Nodal Officer of […]

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Dreaded criminal injured during encounter with police

Berhampur: A dreaded criminal Anant Kumar Macchua alias Mani suffered injuries on his right leg during an encounter with police near Gudidhepa in Khallikote of Ganjam district today. Macchua was initially admitted to a hospital in Khallikote and later shifted to MKCG Medical College & Hospital where he is currently undergoing treatment. The criminal is […]

Elderly man murdered by son & grandson for refusing their demand for money

Angul: An 85-year-old man was allegedly murdered by his son and grandson after he refused to give them money in Santhapada village under Talcher police limits in Angul on Sunday. According to sources, the victim Goura Naik had turned down the demand of his 50-year-old son Gangadhar Naik and grandson 19-year-old  Devbrat Naik when they […]

Criminal nabbed after police encounter in Cuttack

Cuttack: Commissionerate police on Friday night arrested a notorious criminal after an encounter. The accused identified as Anil Behera alias Chiku, who suffered a bullet injury on his leg, has been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital. His condition is said to be stable. Sources said Chiku was wanted by Purighat police in connection […]

Dreaded criminal injured in police encounter

Ganjam: Dreaded criminal Kalu Biswal was left injured in an encounter with the police near Asika Charimail square in Ganjam on Wednesday. Kalu, who received a bullet on his right leg was initially admitted to Asika government hospital and later transferred to the Berhampur MKCG hospital. The encounter took place when Kalu, a resident of […]

Op-Ed: Cynical Use of Criminals to Further Political Interests Must Stop

As the sordid details of how gangster Syed Usman Ali alias ‘Tito’ built his Empire of Crime unravels layer by layer, it is becoming increasingly clear that the Kendrapara don flourished with active political patronage at every stage. The similarities of Tito’s case with the rise and fall of the Dhalasamant brothers, who ran a […]

Odisha Crime Branch plans to attach gangster Tito’s property

Bhubaneswar: From tender works to stevedoring to real estate and hotel chains, arrested gangster Sayed Usman Ali aka Tito has allegedly set up a huge empire from the ill-gotten money through his crime syndicate. The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch will soon move court seeking permission to attach the property of gangster Tito […]

Nayagarh police arrests dreaded criminal after encounter

Nayagarh: Dreaded criminal Kabuli Khan was today arrested after an exchange of fire with police on Solpata-Darpada road here. One pistol and four live ammunition were seized from his possession. According to reports, on a tip-off, the Nayagarh police had laid a trap on Solpata-Darpada road to get hold of the criminal. While travelling, Kabuli […]

Wanted criminal injured in police encounter

Kendrapara: Notorious criminal Seikh Lala, wanted in several cases was arrested by the Kendrapara police following an encounter near Alabanka under Sadar police station on Wednesday morning. Lala, who received bullet wounds on his left leg during the exchange of fire, has been admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) in Cuttack. Sources […]

Dreaded criminal arrested after encounter

Nayagarh: A notorious criminal was arrested after an encounter by police at Lenkudipada in Nayagarh district last night. The criminal, identified as Suresh Rout of Poibadi under Daspalla police limits was planning for a dacoity at Baramasi area near Lenkudipada. Police received a tip off about his movement and raided the area accordingly. Suresh opened […]

Two criminals held after encounter in Puri

Puri: Two notorious criminals were arrested after being injured in an encounter by police at Kaji Patana near Mangalpur in Puri district on Thursday night. The criminals, identified as Subash Pradhan and Amar Omkar were admitted to Pipili health centre and later shifted to Cuttack after primary treatment. Both of them suffered bullet injuries on […]

Criminal injured in police encounter in Capital

Bhubaneswar: Janmejaya Rout, who was wanted in several cases including kidnapping and attempt to murder, was injured in a police encounter in Laxmisagar area of the Capital city late last night. The police opened fire at him when he attempted to escape. Sources said when Janmejaya along with his two associates was attempting to kidnap a […]

Wanted criminal arrested after encounter in Cuttack

Cuttack: A notorious criminal was arrested by Commissionerate Police following an encounter at Gopalpur area under Sadar police station in Cuttack on Thursday. The accused, identified as Trilochan Nayak alias Budhia of Sarankul area in Nayagarh district sustained bullet injuries on right leg in the shootout. He has been admitted to SCB Medical College and […]

Criminal murdered by rivals in Ganjam

Berhampur: A man having criminal antecedents was killed in attack by rival groups with sharp weapons at Ramakrushnapur under Seragada police station here in Ganjam district on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Santosh Kumar Reddy. Police said several criminal cases are pending against the deceased at various police stations in the district. A […]

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Dreaded criminal Sakil in police net

Cuttack: Notorious gangster Mohammad Sakil and his two aides involved in various criminal cases in the twin cities and nearby areas have been brought here following their arrest on Saturday from Karempudi area of Guntur district in the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. The police are likely to take the trio on remand for questioning them on […]

Police arrest man after exchange of fire in Ganjam

Berhampur: The police today arrested a 26-year-old man after an exchange of gunfire in Ganjam district here. Satrughana Swain, allegedly involved in several criminal cases, suffered bullet injuries during an encounter near Lankagah, a police officer said. A pistol, two rounds of live ammunition, a crude bomb, a motorcycle and three phones were seized from […]

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Criminal nabbed after encounter in Puri

Puri: Continuing its crackdown on anti-social elements, Puri police on Friday nabbed a dreaded criminal Rabi Pradhan alias Aba following an encounter near Kadua bridge under Gop police limits. It is the second shootout to be reported in the past one week as earlier Gora Mallick was arrested after a similar encounter near Delanga on […]

Wanted criminal injured in encounter

Puri: Gora Mallick, an anti-social involved in at least dozen criminal cases was injured in an encounter with police near Delang on Friday night. Gora was wanted for his alleged involvement in the Atharnala bombing case, sources said. The accused Gora Mallick has sustained bullet injury on his right leg during the encounter with a […]

Notorious criminal injured in police encounter

Bhubaneswar: Dreaded criminal Sukadeb Behera aka Suka sustained bullet injuries on his leg in a police encounter at Dhauli area late on Thursday night. Acting on a tip off, special squad of commissionerate police raided Dhauli area where Suka was hatching a plan to commit a crime in the area. When the police tried to […]

Wanted criminal Sunil injured in police encounter

Berhampur: Sunil Bisoi, a most wanted criminal and an associate of arrested former Congress MLA Ramesh Jena, sustained bullet injuries on his two legs in a police encounter at Ambapua area here on Thursday night. According to sources, Sunil and his associates were creating panic in Dhipasahi, Goodshed road and Badakhemundi sahi on Thursday evening. […]