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Tag: Extortion

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.

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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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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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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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

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7 Fake Maoists Held For Extortion From Odisha-Andhra Border, 5 Guns & Ammunition Seized

Bhubaneswar: As many as seven persons were arrested for impersonating as Maoists and extorting money from people in Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border area. Huge cache of arms and ammunition were seized from the accused who were arrested by Palakonda police in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh. The weaponry seized from their possession include five country-made guns, […]

8 Criminals Arrested, 10 Firearms Seized In Ganjam

Aska: In a major crackdown, Aska police in Ganjam district on Sunday arrested eight criminals and seized huge cache of arms and ammunition from their possession. Cops from Dharakote, Badagada and Aska police stations police station launched a special operation and seized 10 pistols, 53 rounds of ammunition, 12 crude bombs and other sharp-edged weapons […]

Former CMC Corporator Ranjita Biswal, 2 More Arrested For Extorting Businessman

Cuttack: Commissionerate Police on Tuesday arrested three persons including former corporator of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), Ranjita Biswal on the charges of demanding extortion. As per reports, all the accused had demanded an extortion of Rs 1 lakh from a city-based businessman. The money was recovered from the house of gangster brothers- Sushil and Sushant […]

Deposit Rs 10L To Get Rs 20L! 2 Arrested In Odisha For 'Double Refund' Fraud

Bhadrak: The Basudevpur police here has arrested two members of a gang on charges of their alleged involvement in a money-doubling fraud. The arrestees have been identified as Priyaranjan Nayak of Mahanga area in Cuttack and Bijaya Das from Derabish in Kendrapara district. As per reports, the duo used to target innocent victims asking them […]

Bhubaneswar: 5 Journalists Among 6 Held For Extortion

Bhubaneswar: As many as six people including five journalists were arrested by Commissionerate Police on the charges of extorting Rs 1.5 lakh from a private company on Monday. As per reports, the five journalists were reportedly working for a web-channel. All of them were arrested by Khanagiri police. #Bhubaneswar: Six people including five journalists working […]

2 Criminals Held For Demanding Rs 20 Lakh Extortion From Builder

Cuttack: Sending a clear message to criminals seeking to thrive on extortion, Commissionerate Police on Wednesday night arrested two youths who threatened a builder at gunpoint and demanded Rs 20 lakh. Addressing a presser, Cuttack DCP, Prateek Singh today informed that the two accused – Jitendra Parida and Govinda Sahu have been arrested and two […]

Odisha: Miscreants Hack Siblings For Refusing To Pay Extortion Money

Berhampur : Defying claims of police to present a crime-free Dussehra and take strong action against extortion, miscreants hacked a youth and his sister at Laxmi Nursingha ward under Bada Bazar police limits here in the district on Saturday. As per sources, the duo was attacked by the assailants for refusing to pay extortion money. […]

Watch: Woman, Her Two Sons Ransack Shop Over Extortion In Cuttack
Watch: Woman, Sons Ransack Shop Over Extortion In Cuttack

Cuttack: Raising serious concern over law and order situation, a woman and her two sons allegedly ransacked a shop close to Nischintakoili police station here over extortion on Saturday. According to sources, a man first barged into the shop and ransacked a computer. Later he went on a rampage and broke other items in the […]

Raja Acharya arrested on extortion charges
Gangster Raja Acharya Arrested On Extortion Charges

Bhubaneswar: In a major development, the anti-extortion wing of the Commissionerate Police has arrested gangster Raja Acharya on charges of extortion. Raja was reportedly picked up by police and interrogated at the Capital Police Station this morning. This comes a day after the twin city police announced the formation of an anti-extortion task force under […]

Pak 'hoodwinking' world community with claims of acting against terror

New Delhi: India on Thursday dismissed Pakistan’s claims of cracking down on terrorists and terror groups as “hoodwinking” the international community and accused it of maintaining “double standards”, after reports that the US government has confirmed in a London court that fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is in Karachi. “The location of Dawood Ibrahim is […]

Fake Journalists held for extortion in Bargarh

Bargarh:  Police on Wednesday arrested a gang of four persons in Bargarh for allegedly demanding extortion by posing as journalists.  According to sources, while one of the miscreants has been identified as Tapan Kumar Sahu from Bhaskarasahi in Khurda, the others are Anuj Aggarwal from Noida, Bishal Gambhir from Bulandshahr and Imran Khan from Ghaziabad. […]

Fake Maoists arrested from Koraput borders

Koraput: Three persons were arrested by Salur police from Vijaynagar in the bordering area of Koraput and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, on charges of extorting money from people by posing as Maoists. According to police sources, one bike, one mobile phone and around Rs 1.5 lakhs were seized from their possession. However, police is yet […]

Govt compulsorily retires tax officers on extortion, bribe, sexual harassment charges

New Delhi: The Government has compulsorily retired almost a dozen senior tax officers on charges ranging from extortion, bribe and sexual harassment. The axe has fallen on about 12 senior officers of the rank of Chief Commissioners, Principal Commissioners and Commissioners of Income Tax (I-T) Department under FR (fundamental rule) 56 (j) of Central Civil […]

Dreaded criminal Sakil nabbed by Commissionerate Police

Cuttack: The special squad of Commissionerate Police today nabbed dreaded criminal Sakil from his house in Kesharpur in Cuttack on charges of robbery and extortion. One of Sakil’s associates has also been arrested by police. As per reports, Commissionerate Police’s special squad raided Sakil’s house and arrested him. Police have also seized one four-wheeler and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Dawood's brother being quizzed in extortion case

Mumbai: Police in Maharashtra’s Thane have detained Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar, brother of absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, for questioning in an extortion case, official sources said late on Monday. Kaskar was picked up from his south Mumbai residence by a team of Thane Anti-Extortion Cell headed by former ‘encounter specialist’ Pradeep Sharma. The action […]

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, […]

‘Fake’ Maoists arrested for issuing extortion threats to locals

Daringbadi: The Daringbadi police of Kandhamal district arrested two persons from Simonbadi for indulging in extortion by posing as Maoists here on Tuesday. The two accused have been identified as mastermind Krupakar Mukhi alias Banua of Simonbadi and Alok Digal of Gudumaha village under K Nuagaon police limits of the district. Police said the duo […]

Miscreants beat bar owner, staff after extortion attempt

Bhubaneswar: A bar owner and his employees were brutally thrashed by more than 20 miscreants who allegedly tried to extort money from the bar. The incident occured in the Laxmisagar area of the city on Monday night. According to information, the bar owner Satyaranjan Mohanty, who is also Odisha Bar Association General Secretary, and his […]

Charge sheet against D-brothers in extortion, tender fixing cases

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police on Friday filed another charge sheet against gangster brothers Sushil and Sushant Dhalasamanta, charging them with extortion and tender fixing in the twin city. The 230-page charge sheet, submitted before the sub-divisional judicial magistrate (SDJM), Cuttack, also named 28 others including Pramod Patra alias Bhuan, Yug Prakash Kanungo, Sangram Routroy, Nirmal Rout […]

Girl booked on extortion charges in Punjab

Pathankot: A 21-year-old girl was booked for allegedly extorting Rs 8 lakh from a Railway employee here after blackmailing him, police said today. The girl, identified as Anita and hailing from Himachal Pradesh, befriended the railway employee working as Ticket Traveller(TT) some months ago, police said. Later, she threatened the TT of filing false case […]