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Major Dacoit Gang Busted In Jeypore
Odisha: Dacoit Gang With 9 Minors In Jeypore Police Net, Huge Cache Of Valuables Recovered

The Jeypore Police on Friday busted a major dacoit gang as part of its intense crackdown against criminals and anti-socials in the city. The 16-member dacoit gang also has nine minors, Jeypore SDPO informed during a press conference today.

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Jajpur Police Busts Inter-State Dacoity Gang, 11 Arrested

Jajpur: Police on Saturday claimed to have busted an inter-state dacoity gang by arresting 11 persons for their involvement in loot incident earlier this month. Addressing a presser, Jajpur SP Charan Singh Meena informed that the gang was involved in the incident of armed robbery and attack on a jeweller near Brahmabarada village on October […]

Dacoity Bid Foiled In Cuttack, 4 Tito Gang Members Nabbed
Dacoity Bid Foiled In Cuttack, 4 Tito Gang Members Nabbed

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police foiled a dacoity bid at a petrol pump and arrested four persons in this connection from Chauliaganj area here. According to sources, the four accused were hatching a plan to loot a petrol pump on National Highway when the police conducted a raid and arrested them. The accused have been identified […]

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Looters Strike: Its time CP revives crime-zone mapping in twin cities

Bhubaneswar: With armed robbers not giving two hoots to police,  the Police Commissionerate needs to revisit the idea of crime-zone mapping in the twin city, which it mulled over some eight years back  but had put in cold storage following apprehensions, and to some extent hard lobbying by the real estate developers. Where crime zone […]

Shop owner, employee attacked & looted by miscreants in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: It seems people are not safe in the capital city anymore as there has been a significant rise in number of loot incidents in past couple of months. In the latest incident, three armed miscreants allegedly looted cash and gold jewellery from the owner of a mobile shop and her employee during the wee […]

Miscreants loot cash from businessman in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Armed miscreants looted Rs 15,000 and a mobile phone from a businessman after firing at him at Keonjhar on Thursday night. The victim Dilip Behera escaped with minor bullet injuries on hand and stomach. According to reports, four bike-borne miscreants intercepted Behera near railway over bridge when he was returning home after closing his […]

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Dacoity bid foiled in Anandapur; four arrested

Keonjhar: The Anandapur Police arrested four dacoits in Anandpur of Keonjhar district yesterday while the latter were planning a robbery. However, two other robbers reportedly managed to flee. According to sources, the accused were planning a dacoity near Salabani Haat area of Anandapur. After getting information about the dacoits, Anandapur Police raided the spot, apprehended […]

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Armed robbers loot cash & ornaments at gun point in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Two unidentified armed robbers looted cash and gold ornaments from the house of one Binit Bansal in Panchwati area near Barbil of Keonjhar district late on Thursday night. The incident occurred after two men carrying country-made pistols barged into the house at around 9pm yesterday. As per the allegations of the family members, the […]

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Miscreants rob gold ornaments worth Rs 20L from jewellery shop in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Two bike-borne miscreants looted gold ornaments worth Rs 20 lakh from a jewellery shop at Mahaveer market under Rajnagar police limits in the district today. According to reports, the owner of Srimati Jewellers was offering prayers immediately after opening his store this morning when two persons came on pretext of buying jewelleries and looted […]

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Armed dacoits loot cash, valuables from house

Balasore: Unidentified miscreants looted cash and ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from the house of one Sushant Mahana in Routarapur under Remuna block of Balasore district late on Tuesday night. A gang of four dacoits knocked the door of Mahana’s house at around 11:00 pm yesterday; as soon as Mahana open the door, they barged […]

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Miscreants break open Axis bank ATM, flee with cash

Kendrapara: Unidentified miscreants looted an Axis Bank automated teller machine (ATM) at Juna Chhak under Marshaghai police limits in the district after breaking it open late on Wednesday night. The matter came into light this morning after locals passing by the ATM spotted the broken kiosk and the damaged machine. Subsequently the locals informed the […]

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Miscreants loot SUV, cash from DPC office staff in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted a SUV, ATM card, mobile phones and cash worth Rs 1 lakh from a staff posted at District Project Coordinator’s office near Tamada under Gurundia police limits in Sundergarh district. According to sources, the miscreants reportedly looted cash while one Amartya Pradhan (IED Coordinator) along with an employee of DPC […]

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Burglars decamp with ornaments from temple in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Unidentified miscreants looted gold and silver ornaments from a temple at Sarkar pada village under Jambu Marine police limits in the district late Wednesday night. According to reports, some miscreants tore open the roof and entered the sanctum sanctorum of Rameshwar temple situated in the area yesterday night. They looted the ornaments stashed inside […]

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Bike-borne miscreant loots Rs 5.15 lakh from businessman in Cuttack

Cuttack: An unidentified bike-borne miscreant allegedly looted Rs 5.15 lakh from a businessman in Malgodown area of the town late night on Thursday. According to sources, Ajit Panigrahy who owns a business in Malgodown area was returning to his house late yesterday night when suddenly a bike-borne person way laid him and snatched a cash […]

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Inter-state looters’ gang busted in Cuttack ; 7 arrested

Cuttack: In a major crackdown on anti-socials, the Commissionerate Police arrested seven members of an inter-state gang of looters from the town today. Sources said the city police had intensified patrolling while acting on a tip off about the movement of the dacoity gang in the city. A special squad of the police conducted raids […]

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Dacoity bid foiled in Khurda; 7 miscreants arrested

Khurda: Khurda police today nabbed seven miscreants from OCC square on NH 16 while they were allegedly hatching a plot to rob a jewellery shop in the town. Acting on a tip-off, the cops arrested Sujit Behera, Suresh Sahu, Dibyankara Gajendra, Nihar Ranjan Samantray, Saroj Kahalsingh, Tapas Mangaraz and Altabh Hussain. Besides, two mousers, ten […]

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BSF Jawan foils dacoity bid in Koraput; one Maoist arrested

Koraput: A BSF Jawan caught hold of a Maoist and four of his associates after foiling a dacoity attempt at Ankadali in Koraput district on Saturday. According to police sources, the prime accused has been identified to be a resident of Bichelpada village under Machhakhund police limits while his four associates were identified as Bhim […]

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Dacoity gang busted in Khurda, 6 held

Khurda: Cracking whip against anti-social elements, police today arrested six notorious dacoits from various places in Jatani area of Khurda district. Cops also seized huge quantity of gold & silver jewelleries  and cash from their possession. As per sources, police seized Rs 25,000 cash, 140 gram gold, 2.5kg silver, a motorcycle, TV and mobile phone […]

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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 […]

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Woman killed for resisting robbery in Pipili

Puri: A woman was killed for resisting a dacoity bid at Chandrakot village under Delanga police limits in Pipili area of Puri district last night. The deceased has been identified as Pushpalata Das. Nearly four to five armed miscreants had entered the house between 10:30 pm to 11 pm yesterday. On finding Pushpalata alone, the […]

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Dacoity bid foiled; one killed, two critical

Jagatsinghpur:  A man was killed and two of his family members critically injured after miscreants opened fire at them while attempting to commit a dacoity at Sindhal village under Tirtol police limits in Jagatsinghpur district last night. The deceased was identified as Antaryami Khuntia. Locals said some unidentified persons barged into their house and tried […]

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Dreaded criminal injured in police encounter; 2 others abscond

Paradip: A dreaded criminal was injured while two others managed to escape during a police encounter near Plastic Park here today. The injured identified as Suryakant Swain of Alipingal village was later admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack. Acting on a tip-off, Paradip Additional SP and Lock Police Station IIC chased the […]

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Miscreants loot jewellery from store on gun point in Udala

Baripada: Gold ornaments amounting to some lakhs were looted at gun point from Kalinga Jewellery in Udala of Mayurbhanj district on Monday. While the jewellery store is situated just 200 metres away from Udala police station, three miscreants arrived there on a bike at around 7.30 pm on Monday and entered the shop after exploding […]

Dacoity bid foiled; 4 of family injured in attack

Subarnapur: Four members of the family of Bahalpadar sarpanch were attacked by armed miscreants during a dacoity bid late last night in the district. The injured were rushed to the Birmaharajpur sub-divisional hospital and later shifted to the Burla hospital for better treatment. Informing media about the incident, Prafulla Patra, Subarnapur SP, said, “At around […]

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Dacoits loot photo journalist’s house in Puri

Puri: A gang of armed robbers looted cash, gold ornaments and other valuables from the house of photo journalist at Balighat area under Sadar police limits in the district in the wee hours on Sunday. In a complaint lodged with the police, Sarat Patra, a local photojournalist, said a gang of two dacoits barged into […]