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Tag: Investigation

Odisha Govt Lying On Separation Of Investigation, Law And Order Wings: Congress

Bhubaneswar: The Congress party of Odisha unit on Sunday alleged that Odisha government did not comply with the Supreme Court directive to separate the investigation and Law and Order wings to lessen burden on police. At a press meet, Congress spokesperson Nishikant Mishra alleged that the Odisha government had lied to the apex court that […]

Berhampur RMCS Corruption: Deputy Registrar Of Cooperative Societies Terminates 6 Employees

Berhampur: In its first stern action against the multi-crore corruption in Berhampur Regional Marketing Coperative Society (BRMCS), the Deputy Registrar of Cooperative Societies (DRCS), Berhampur on Thursday ordered the termination of six employees, who were appointed without the approbation of the concerned authorities. The DRCS has also directed for an investigation into the financial irregularities […]

Wildlife Crime Control Bureau Team In Odisha To Probe Pangolin Smuggling Cases

Cuttack: A team of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) reached Odisha today to investigate pangolin smuggling cases & ascertain whether the racket has any international links, informed Athagarh DFO Sasmita Lenka. As per reports, around 10 persons have been arrested on charges of smuggling pangolins in Athagarh area in the last few days. After interrogation […]

Junagarh Gang Rape: 9 Accused Including Minor Arrested

Bhawanipatna: In a major breakthrough in connection with the alleged gang rape of a girl inside Jaring forest in Kalahandi district, Junagarh Police today arrested nine persons including a minor involved in the incident, informed Kalahandi Superintendent of Police B Gangadhar. While six accused were arrested on charges of raping the girl, others have been […]

Kunduli Gang Rape & Suicide: Probe Panel Questions Role of Victim's Family

Bhubaneswar: The probe report of the Commission of Inquiry on Kunduli gang rape & suicide case, which was tabled in the Odisha Assembly today by Minister of State for Home Department, Dibya Shankar Mishra, questioned the role of the victim’s family members and political parties, while terming the whole case a mystery that will require […]

2 minor girls, grandmother drown in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A woman and two minor girls drowned in a pond at Sahapur Nuangaon under Tihidi Police limits in Chandbali block of Bhadrak district today. The deceased minor girls have been identified as one Ashok Das’s daughter Anjana (9) and Shridhar Mallik’s daughter Shrabani (10), while the woman has been identified as the grandmother of […]

Committee begins probe in Bonai bridge collapse incident

Bonai: A probe has begun in the under-construction bridge collapse incident near Kunchapani under K. Balanga police limits in Sundergarh on Sunday. According to sources, a committee has been formed to investigate the matter. Bonai sub-collector has informed that only after the submission of a report by the committee further action will be taken. “A […]

Bombs hurled at vehicle of MP Prashanta Nanda’s son

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants allegedly hurled bombs at the vehicle of MP Prashanta Nanda’s son Rishab Nanda Monday night. However, no injuries or casualty were reported after the bombing. As per sources, the incident occurred while he was on his way to Bhubaneswar along with his driver and personal assistant after attending a programme in Anantapalli […]

Lovers commit suicide after parents refuse to accept relationship

Gajapati: In a shocking incident, two teenage love birds committed suicide by consuming pesticides in Dubruguda village under R.Udayagiri police limits of Gajapati district after parents refused to accept their relationship. The deceased have been identified as Ramesh Rayet and Jasmine Dalbehera. Sources said, the duo was in love but their parents were against the […]

Woman, daughter charred to death in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A woman and her daughter were burnt alive after a gas cylinder caught fire in Bhuban of Dhenkanal today. The incident took place after gas started to leak when the girl was preparing tea at her home. The woman, who rushed in to save her daughter was also engulfed in the fire. Husband of […]

CBI investigation sought into death of two girl students in Balasore

Balasore: More than 3 weeks after the mysterious death of two school girls at Tentei village under Soro block of Balasore, locals staged protests today demanding a CBI investigation into the matter. The protesters staged demonstration at Ainri square, blocking the Anantpur-Soro road following which traffic movement was disrupted. “Some people have demanded CBI investigation […]

Minor girl raped in Malkangiri, probe begins

Malkangiri: A 10-year-old girl is now battling for life after she was allegedly raped by a youth in Malkangiri yesterday. As per the complaint filed by the family members, the youth raped the girl after taking her to his house. The matter came to light after the girl’s uncle found blood stains on her clothes. […]

Police seize 3.15 quintal silver ornaments in Berhampur

Berhampur: Police have seized 3.15 quintal silver ornaments from a vehicle in Gosaninuagaon of Berhampur. While one Kedar Achari and the driver of the vehicle have been detained for interrogation, an investigation is currently underway to find out more details. Police have come to know that on previous occasions Achari had distributed silver ornaments to […]

Odisha Crime Branch brings reforms in investigation process

Bhubaneswar: To streamline police investigation, Odisha Crime Branch on Thursday issued an advisory and saying no to obsolete form of investigation to bring increase the conviction rates. In view of amendment of statutory provisions and dictums in judicial pronouncements, photography and videography play significant role in investigation of criminal cases, the advisory read. Hence statement […]

Itishree Pradhan
Itishree Murder Case: CBI submits probe report to SC

Bhubaneswar: In a fresh development in the schoolteacher Itishree Pradhan murder case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) submitted a probe report on the incident to the Supreme Court today. The central investigating agency submitted the report in a sealed envelope. Sources said the next hearing on the case will be held in February, 2018. […]

Dacoits kill businessman in Narla

Narla: A businessman was killed by armed dacoits at his house in Narla Road under Narla police limits of Kalahandi district last night. Businessman Kisan Agrawal was alone at his house when the dacoits entered and killed him before decamping with large amount of valuables. Kisan’s family members had been to a relative’s house in […]

Koraput gang rape: Suspect's lie detection conducted 

Bhubaneswar:  As part of the investigation into the Koraput gang rape incident, lie detection test of one of the suspects is being conducted at the Bhubaneswar Forensic Laboratory here today. Meanwhile, DGP RP Sharma said the investigation has progressed and the suspects are being interrogated. He further said that no information on the alleged involvement […]

Tender fraud: Bolangir superintending engineer’s role alleged

Bolangir: While investigation into the tender fraud by Suraj Enterprises is on in full swing, questions are being raised on the alleged role of Bolangir Superintending Engineer (Roads and Building) Upendra Kumar Mund in the forgery. It is alleged that even though the State Bank of India (SBI) main branch at Bhawanipatna had apprised the […]

Perform duties professionally, CM urges cops at Duty Meet

Cuttack: Emphasizing on the importance of curbing crime against women & children, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urged the police department to carry out its duties in a professional manner. Speaking at the closing ceremony of 65th Police Duty Meet in Cuttack today, Patnaik said, “Odisha Police has made progress, particularly with increasing use of scientific […]

China Probe
China probes online porn, fake news organizations

Beijing: Four teams of inspectors are undertaking a month-long investigation into online pornography and fake news organisations across 11 Chinese provincial-level regions, an official said on Monday. The probe, which will finish on May 26, aims to clean up “harmful” information online, targeting live-streaming, cloud service providers, mobile apps and websites circulating pornographic content, Xinhua […]

Spurious liquor trade thriving in Kendrapara village

Kendrapara: The statutory warning, expiry rule and other guidelines on sale of liquor do not deter the liquor mafia, who are doing brisk business by selling the spurious contraband items in parts of Kendrapara district. Even as the illegal trade has become rampant in the area, local administration and excise department have utterly failed to […]

CM orders probe on harassment of girl in moving bus
CM orders probe on harassment of girl in moving bus

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered a probe into the misbehaviour incident of a young girl in a moving bus. The bus in which the incident took place has been identified by the Commissionerate Police. A special team, including one lady officer, is probing the incident under the leadership of Cuttack DCP. Patnaik gave […]

Charred body of woman sarpanch candidate found

Mohana: Police are investigating the death of a woman sarpanch candidate whose body was found inside Sagadia hill forest under Mohana block in Gajapati district this morning. Talking to media persons today, RN Barik, SDPO, R Udayagiri, said the deceased Mini Dalabehera of Baghamari village had filed her nominations as a sarpanch candidate of Baghamari […]

Blanket laden truck seized, two detained

Umerkot: Police today seized a blanket laden truck and detained two persons including the driver for interrogation. Reports said the some BJP activists detained a truck carrying woollen blankets near Lalapara in Raighar block in Nabarangpur district and informed the police. Following information, a team of Raighar police rushed to the spot and seized the […]

Top CBI officials review progress in chit fund scam probe in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Three top officials of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday visited the office of central probe agency here to review the progress of multi-crore chit fund scams in the state. According to sources, Additional Director of CBI Rakesh Asthana, SIT new joint director Nabin Singh and Anti-Corruption Joint Direct AK Singh visited the […]

Cash worth Rs 40 lakh looted from BoB branch

Bargarh: Around Rs 40 lakh were looted from Bank of Baroda’s  Bhatli branch in Bargarh district late on Monday night. The incident came to the notice after the branch manager of the bank K Dhan came to the bank this morning and found the lockers broken and the cash missing. Following information, a team of […]

Vigilance raids Motilal’s aide Happy

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths today carried out searches at seven places, including the official residence of Himansu Kar alias Happy, as part of its investigation into the fraud committed by Motilala Gouda, the former assistant director of Factories & Boilers who is presently lodged at Jharapada jail for his involvement in the fake gazette notification scam. […]

Probe on into impersonation in HSC exams in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Investigation is on to identify the fake examinees, who were found impersonating for real candidates in the ongoing annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations at the Bheda Sahejaga High School in Basudevpur block in Bhadrak district today. Reports said media persons and some local guardians, after getting news about the incident, had waited near […]