Tag: Extortion

Commissionerate Police launches WhatsApp number to curb extortion, street crime
Commissionerate Police launches WhatsApp number to curb extortion, street crime

Police, on a tip-off, carried out raids at Saliasahi slum and destroyed multiple barrels of country liquor.

  • Tuesday, 20 September 2022
Extortion turns bloody
Woman shot dead while trying to save husband in Nuapada

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.

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  • Thursday, 15 September 2022
Woman Journalist Held For Extorting Money From Contractor’s Wife In Odisha’s Nabarangpur
Woman Journalist Held For Extorting Money From Contractor’s Wife In Odisha’s Nabarangpur

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.

  • Tuesday, 14 December 2021
Ruckus In Bhubaneswar Apartment
WATCH: Ruckus In Bhubaneswar Apartment Over ‘Extortion’

On November 3, two miscreants entered the premises of an apartment in Saheed Nagar in Bhubaneswar and created ruckus.

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  • Friday, 05 November 2021
Puri Woman Critical In Gunshot
Puri Woman Critical In Gunshot During Extortion Bid At Bank Employee’s House

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.

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  • Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Attack Caught On Cam
Caught On Cam | Youth Injured In Violent Attack By Miscreants In Bhubaneswar

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.

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  • Friday, 01 October 2021
Web Channel Chief Arrested
Web Channel Promoter In Bhubaneswar Arrested For Extorting Businessman

Bhubaneswar police on Monday arrested the Chief of a web channel for his alleged involvement in torture and extortion from a businessman last month

  • Monday, 06 September 2021
One arrested for kidnapping & extortion bid in Cuttack

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
3 fake Maoists arrested for extortion bid

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Gangster Raja Acharya likely to be released from jail after bail

  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 […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
BJD leader murder case: 8 including prime accused held

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 […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Five arrested for extortion in Rourkela

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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
group clash Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar tense after two groups clash

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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
2 fake Maoists arrested, juvenile detained for extortion in Sundergarh

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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
3 arrested for extorting money by posing as Pak terrorists

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, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021