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Brown Sugar Bust
Brown Sugar Worth Rs 2.5 Cr Seized In Odisha's Balasore, 3 Including 2 Women Held

A joint team of excise officials and Jaleswar Police busted an illegal narcotics den at Jhadeswarpur in Balasore on Monday and recovered 2.4Kgs of brown sugar worth over Rs 2.5 crore.

Brown Sugar Seized
Brown Sugar Worth Rs 15 Lakh Seized At Jaleswar, 2 Arrested By Excise Department

In a major drug haul, Excise department officials in Balasore's Jaleswar seized 150 gram of brown sugar worth around Rs 15 Lakh at Chalanti Square along NH-60 in the area on Thursday (Aug 26).

Sand Mafia
Odisha: Sand Mafia Tries To Eliminate RI By Running Him Over By Dumper

Balasore: A Revenue Inspector (RI) in the district sustained severe injuries after he was allegedly run over by a dumper by a sand mafia at Ambaliaatha square under Jaleswar police limits on Thursday. The RI has been identified as Dilip Chand. The victim has been admitted to a nearby hospital in a critical condition. According […]

Jaleswar accident
Odisha: 2 Including Minor Killed As Dumper Collides With Bike In Jaleswar

Balasore: In a tragic incident, two persons including a minor boy were killed when a speeding dumper knocked down their motorcycle on State Highway 57 near Satasulia area under Kamarda police limits in the district on Sunday morning. Upon receiving the information by some passersby, police reached the spot,and rushed the victims to the nearby […]

STF nabs 5
Brown Sugar Case: STF Nabs 5 Men From Jaleswar

Balasore: In a joint raid, a Special Task Force (STF) and two police teams on Monday nabbed five men, including two ring leaders, in connection with a case involving the smuggling of brown sugar which was registered at Jaleswar, recently. The ring leaders have been identified as Chhota Sajan and Muna. After tracing the link […]

Vigilance Unearths Property Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Linked To Suspended Odisha Cop

Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday detected property to the tune of over Rs 1 crore belonging to Dhaneswar Sahoo, Inspector-In-Charge of Jaleswar Police Station who was recently placed under suspension for his alleged links with drugs mafia. Simultaneous raids were conducted at seven places including Sahoo’s house, government quarters and relatives’ houses on allegation […]

Illegal Sand Mining Rampant In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The recent unrest over illegal sand mining, subsequent public agitation and police lathi-charge on protestors in Hinjili speaks volumes about the rampant misuse of natural resources in Odisha. A day after the unrest in Ganjam district’s Kolidaspur village, Purushottampur and Hinjili revenue officials conducted a joint inspection on Monday. The move came after massive […]

Police-Mafia Link Behind Brown Sugar Trade In Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: It is often said no illegal business could thrive without the patronage from those in power. To further the argument in favour of the same, allegations of nexus between police and drug mafia continue to surface. A purported audio clip of a telephonic conversation in which a police officer in Balasore district is threatening […]

One Arrested In Odisha For Betting During Ind-Aus Match, Cash Seized

Balasore: Police unearthed a cricket betting racket by raiding a betting den at Garage Bazaar area in Jaleswar of the district last night. As per reports, the racket was active during the last One Day International(ODI) Cricket match of the series between India and Australia at Bengaluru. The raid was conducted by a team of […]

4-Year-Old Girl Raped In Odisha

Balasore: It seems there is no end to incidents of sexual violence against girl children in Odisha as another minor girl was allegedly raped in Jaleswar area of Balasore district. The matter came to light after the grandfather of the 4-year-old girl lodged a complaint at Singla Police Station. In the complaint, it has been […]

Murder in Odisha
Jatra actor 'murdered' in Balasore

Balasore: A comedian of a jatra troupe was allegedly killed in Bhogarai area in Balasore district late last night. Family members of the deceased, identified as Trilochana Ranjit of Kati Sahi under Baliapal police limits, have lodged a police complaint alleging that the actor was murdered and his body was dumped in Bhogarai market. As […]

25 Cows Killed As Cattle-Laden Truck Overturns In Odisha

Balasore:  A truck carrying around 60 cattle overturned on NH 60 near Alalpur under Jaleswar police limits in the district today, killing at least 25 cattle on the spot. According to sources, the cattle-laden truck was en route to West Bengal when the driver lost control and the vehicle turned turtle. More than 35 cattle […]

Locals detain 100 tractors protesting rampant sand mining in Balasore

Balasore: Alleging violation of guidelines for sand mining, locals of Sikharpur in Jaleswar area of Balasore district today detained around 100 tractors engaged in the sand mining work near the riverside village on Thursday. Apart from detaining the vehicles engaged in the sand quarry, irate villagers also staged a road blockade alleging that licensed sand […]

FIR against BJD MLA for making casteist remarks, seeking bribe

Jaleswar: A local contractor has filed an FIR against BJD’s Jaleswar MLA, Aswini Kumar Patra for allegedly making casteist remarks and demanding bribe. The FIR was filed at Jaleswar Police Station. As per the reports, contractor, Lokanath Jena filed the FIR against Patra alleging that the MLA misbehaved with him and passed casteist remarks as […]

2 held for cattle smuggling in Balasore, 4 vehicles seized

Balasore: As many as three trucks and a pickup van engaged in illegal transportation of cattle were detained by locals at two different places in Balasore district early morning today. The locals have also detained two persons allegedly involved in the cattle smuggling. As per reports, villagers of Chalanti in Jaleswar area of the district […]

Inter-State bike thief arrested, 9 stolen vehicles recovered

Balasore: Jaleswar Police on Friday arrested a person on the charges of stealing motorbikes from various busy junctions in Balasore district and disposing them in West Bengal. The accused has been identified as Chandramohan Das of Takatpur area in the district. Acting on a tipoff, a five-member team of Jaleswar Police led by IIC Pradeep […]

BJD MLA Aswini Patra heckled during 'Mu Hero, Mu Odisha' program

Balasore: BJD MLA from Jaleswar, Aswini Patra, was heckled during ‘Mu Hero, Mu’ Odisha program in Sanpria panchayat in Balasore yesterday. Alleging that no development work has been done in the panchayat even after two years of elections, some locals staged a protest. The agitators raised slogans against the MLA and the State government over […]

Balasore administration cracks whip on illegal sand mining

Balasore: Following allegations of violation of mining rules, Balasore district administration today raided a sand quarry at Mohammad Nagarpatna area in Jaleswar and detained five sand-laden dumpers and an excavator. The raid was conducted by a joint team comprising officials of the district administration and police. “We had received information that the sand mining was […]

Woman accuses Balasore MP’s representative of rape bid

Balasore: A woman has brought rape attempt charges against Balasore MP’s representative Mahadeb Das. The matter came to light after the victim lodged a complaint in connection with the incident at Rupsa Police Station today. In her complaint, the woman alleged that she had approached the Balasore MP’s representative to seek help as she was […]

Brown sugar worth Rs 1.5L seized in Balasore; Two arrested

Balasore: Continuing its crackdown on the illegal trade of drugs, the Jaleswar police today seized nearly 10 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 1.5 lakh and arrested two youths involved in the racket. Acting on a tip-off, the police conducted a raid near Chalanti Chhak in Jaleswar and nabbed both the accused while they were […]

Update: Boat capsize in Balasore: 1 dead, 3 still missing

Balasore: Body of one fisherman was found while three others are yet to be traced in the boat capsize incident that took place near Kirtania jetty in Balasore district today morning. The body of the deceased fishermen was recovered near Kankadapal under Baliapal block by the rescue team comprising personnel from the Fire Services department […]

WB youth lands in Odisha jail after failed ATM loot bid

Balasore: A youth from West Bengal is now behind bars for allegedly trying to steal cash by breaking the SBI’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) on Jaleswar railway station premises. According to reports, the accused identified as Subodh Ray of Kumursal village in the neighbouring State entered the ATM kiosks Saturday night. Sources said Ray had […]

Bus driver killed in road accident near Jaleswar

Balasore: A bus driver was killed as the private bus he was driving rammed into a truck near Bhelora chhak on NH 60 in Jaleswar of Balasore district on Saturday. Six other passengers have also been injured in the road accident. The mishap occurred when the bus en route to Kolkata from Cuttack collided with […]

Police official among two killed in road mishap in Balasore

Balasore: Two persons, including an ASI of police were killed after the bike they were travelling on was hit by an unidentified vehicle on NH-60 near Rajghat under Basta block of Balasore district last night. The deceased have been identified as ASI Bijay Kumar Das and his sister-in-law. The ASI was posted at the SDPO […]

Woman held for hurling eggs at CM granted bail

Balasore: The Jaleswar Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) court today granted conditional bail to Rajeswari Kamila who was arrested for hurling eggs at Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on January 31 during a public meeting at Talasari. The court accepted the bail plea of Kamila against two sureties of Rs 10,000 each and a bank deposit […]