Police, on a tip-off, carried out raids at Saliasahi slum and destroyed multiple barrels of country liquor.
A woman was shot dead while trying to save her husband at Thutibara village under Komana police limits of Nuapada district on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Kumudini Sabar. She sustained injury while trying to save husband Sarat Sahu from one Nilambar Suna.
A woman journalist was arrested on charges of issuing threats and extorting money from a contractor’s wife in Raighar Block of Nabarangpur district in Odisha.
On November 3, two miscreants entered the premises of an apartment in Saheed Nagar in Bhubaneswar and created ruckus.
A woman sustained grievous injuries after being shot at by two miscreants during an extortion bid at her house in Narendrakona of Puri district late on Tuesday night.
The employees of a restaurant in capital city Bhubaneswar were attacked by a group of miscreants late night on Thursday (September 30). The attack was allegedly carried out over extortion money.
Bhubaneswar police on Monday arrested the Chief of a web channel for his alleged involvement in torture and extortion from a businessman last month
Cuttack: Commissionerate Police arrested a man on charges of kidnapping and extortion in Cuttack. The arrested person has been identified as Anand Ram. According to reports, Ram had demanded Rs 10 lakh as extortion from a trader after kidnapping him. Later a police complaint was filed at the Jagatpur Police Station in this regard. Based […]
Jeypore: The Jeypore police on Monday, arrested three persons from Bandhugaon area in Narayanpatna on charges of extorting money from contractors by posing as Maoists. The arrested persons have been identified as S. Muralikrishna of Paralakhemundi, Talathu Hueika and Lokanath Pangi of Kelubada village. As per reports, the trio had demanded Rs 20 lakh each […]
Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has granted conditional bail to gangster Raja Acharya in connection with the abduction of a Bhubaneswar-based Jyote Motors employee. According to sources, following the court order, the gangster is likely to be released from jail. Acharya’s lawyer said that his client has got bail in all other cases pending […]
Dhenkanal: Police claimed to have cracked the murder case of BJD youth wing’s Dhenkanal district president Jashobant Parida by arresting eight persons including prime accused Rakesh Nath today. “Eleven days after the incident, police nabbed Rakesh from West Bengal. He had hired a few contract killers to eliminate Parida over some tender fixing and extortion […]
Rourkela: Five persons including two former Maoist cadres were arrested by Bisra police here on Monday for allegedly running an extortion racket in the name of Maoists. All the accused belong to Jharkhand, police said. Two out of five arrested were earlier associated with Maoists, but later they had left the outfit. A pistol has […]
Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed in the capital city after a group clash ensued between the residents of Sisupalgarh and Nuagaon Saturday evening allegedly over extortion and passing lewd comments on women of Nuagaon area. As per sources, some youths from Sisupalgarh allegedly indulged in brawl and ransacked shops in Nuagaon. Later, they passed lewd comments on […]
Sundergarh: A juvenile has been detained while two persons were arrested by police for attempting to extort money by posing as Maoists in Sundergarh district. According to reports, the trio had demanded extortion money worth Rs 50 lakh from a school headmaster. The gang had reportedly threatened the headmaster to blow up the school and […]
Cuttack: After busting the racket involved in extortion of money by making calls through SIM box in Berhampur, police, on Friday, arrested three persons in connection with extortion of money in the similar fashion in Cuttack. A team of Chhattisgarh and Odisha police arrested the trio, identified as Dheeraj Rao, Swapnajit Pradhan and Janmajay Das, […]