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Tag: Kidnap

Inspired by TV crime show, 5 boys in UP kidnap and kill 7-yr-old
Inspired by TV crime show, 5 boys in UP kidnap and kill 7-yr-old

The accused boys are aged between 15 and 16 years and study in Class 10.

Landlord ‘abducts’ tenant’s daughter in Bhubaneswar
Landlord ‘abducts’ tenant’s daughter in Bhubaneswar

The victim had been residing at the rented house with her father since 2018. Police, meanwhile, launched a manhunt for the landlord so that they can trace the whereabouts of the girl.

Ex-Aska MLA Saroj Padhi goes missing, kin suspect kidnapping
Ex-Aska MLA Saroj Padhi goes missing, kin suspect kidnapping

Padhi's son alleged that the ex-MLA has been missing since May 12. 

Bhubaneswar Private Tutor Who Abducted Two Minor Students Arrested, Charged With Sexual Assault
Bhubaneswar Private Tutor Who Abducted Two Minor Students Arrested, Charged With Sexual Assault

The private tutor, identified as Gopalkrushna Badatia, has been arrested and booked under IPC Sections pertaining to sexual assault and kidnap, along with the POCSO Act

Delivery Boy In Bhubaneswar Kidnapped
Delivery Boy In Bhubaneswar ‘Kidnapped’, Dhauli Police Launches Investigation

Saturday night, a delivery boy was allegedly kidnapped by some unidentified miscreants near Daya river road at Lingipur area on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.

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Six accused in Sarankul youth murder case surrender before court

Nayagarh: Six persons allegedly involved in the kidnap and murder of a youth from Kalyanpur village under Sarankul police limits surrendered before the Odagaon JMFC court on Tuesday. Prime accused Jyotirmaya Mohanty alias Kalu, the son of Gotisahi panchayat sarpanch was among the six accused in the case. Earlier, another accused in the case, Balakrushna […]

Puintala BDO abducted by block vice chairman; rescued

Bolangir: The suspense behind abduction of Puintala Block Development Officer (BDO), Saroj Kumar Mishra today came to a startling end after police rescued the official and informed that the vice chairman of the block was involved in the kidnapping. As per reports, as many as 8-10 miscreants reached the block office in a four-wheeler vehicle […]

3 held for abducting lady teacher in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Three persons were arrested for allegedly abducting a lady teacher in Tumudibandha police limits area of Kandhamal district on Saturday. The arrested have been identified as Srikant Majhi, a teacher in Badipanga Primary School in the district and his two associates- Chagala Majhi and Nasri Majhi. Police also rescued the lady teacher from Srikant’s […]

Jajpur woman kidnapped, gang raped for days

Jajpur: A woman of Kaena village under Binjharpur police limits in Jajpur district was allegedly gang raped for days after being kidnapped by a fellow villager.The matter came to light after the woman managed to escape and lodge a police complaint. As per the complaint, a youth of the village kidnapped the woman and handed […]

Youth kidnapped, tortured over father’s business rivalry

Berhampur: A youth was abducted and tortured allegedly by unidentified miscreants at Gudiapalli village under Kabisuryanagar police limits in Ganjam district. The matter came to light after the youth managed to escape four days after being kidnapped and narrated his ordeal in front of his family members, who later lodged a police complaint in this […]

Class 8 girl goes missing from school; family alleges abduction

Paralakhemundi: A Class 8 girl has gone missing from school since February 1 at Gundima village under Adaba police limits in Gajpati district. As per a complaint lodged by the family, the girl left for school on February 1 but did not return. They alleged that a youth of Birikote village kidnapped the girl, a […]

Five get lifer for abduction of 4-yr-old girl in 2002

Jeypore: Five persons were convicted for abducting a 4-year-old girl in Koraput in 2002 and awarded life imprisonment for the same by the Koraput District Judge today. As per sources, nine miscreants had abducted the minor girl, daughter of a Telecommunication Division Manager on December 18, 2002 while she was returning from school in Koraput. […]

Criminal injured in police encounter in Capital

Bhubaneswar: Janmejaya Rout, who was wanted in several cases including kidnapping and attempt to murder, was injured in a police encounter in Laxmisagar area of the Capital city late last night. The police opened fire at him when he attempted to escape. Sources said when Janmejaya along with his two associates was attempting to kidnap a […]

Police solves Baripada missing teacher mystery

Baripada: Police claims to have cracked the mystery behind the Baripada missing teacher case after the body of the teacher Sudhir Mahant was recovered by police from Ambajoda forest under Betnoti block of Mayurbhanj district today. Mahant was missing since September 25. As per reports, Mahant was kidnapped from his house, taken to the forest […]

6 held in Bhubaneswar for kidnapping engineering student

Bhubaneswar: Six persons including two engineering students have been arrested by the Commissionerate Police today on charges of kidnapping a student of a city-based private engineering college. The accused, who were in a car, abducted engineering student Anuj Jha from Jagamara area in Khandagiri yesterday. However, they were nabbed by a team of the Commissionerate […]

Rs 100 crore ransom sought for abducted UP businessman

Lucknow: The kidnappers of Uttar Pradesh businessman Sanjeev Gupta have reportedly demanded Rs 100 crore in ransom from his family even as his whereabouts remain sketchy for a second day. The ransom message sent from Gupta’s mobile phone to his wife Sarika Gupta threatens he will be harmed if the money was not paid. Gupta’s […]

Harassment case against police: Woman, 2 kids go missing in Pattamundai

Pattamundai: The woman who had brought sexual harassment allegation last month against the Inspector-In-Charge (IIC) of Pattamundai police station is missing along with her two daughters since last three days. Family members of the woman have lodged a complaint alleging they have been kidnapped by the concerned IIC Ramesh Chandramukhi. Earlier in June, the woman […]

Kidnapped Jajpur businessman rescued, 5 held

Jajpur: A Jajpur based businessman abducted from Puri on Monday was today rescued by police who arrested five abductors in the case. Police nabbed the kidnappers near Rathia area under Jaraka police limits in the district while they were escaping through NH 17 via Jajpur in a car. The abductors had reportedly demanded a ransom […]

Maoist abduct 2 villagers in Malkangiri

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, Maoists have allegedly abducted two villagers in Malkangiri district. According to reports, ultras have kidnapped two villagers from Mahupadar village under Mathili police station limits on suspicion of being ‘police informers’. Sources said, nearly four to five persons (Maoists) had come to the village in police uniform and later abducted […]

Jharsuguda police nab kidnappers
Police nab abductors of Jharsuguda businessman, recover ransom money

Jharsuguda: The kidnappers of businessman Sambhu Sharma, abducted on March 19 from the district, were successfully nabbed by the police and the ransom money was recovered, informed Jharsuguda SDPO Purushottam Sethi in a Press meet today. According to sources, Sambhu had been released by the accused abductors after taking a ransom of Rs 10 lakh. […]

Prime accused in actress' kidnap case sent to judicial custody

Kochi: A court here on Friday sent prime accused Pulsar Sunil and his accomplice, arrested in the kidnapping of a popular Malayalam actress, to 14 days judicial custody. Sunil and an accomplice were arrested by police from inside a court room on Thursday and interrogated till they were produced before a magistrate here. Later both […]

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BJP candidate’s son abducted!

Kendrapara: Son of a BJP Zilla Parishad candidate was allegedly abducted at Tikanpur under Patkura police station in the district. A complaint was lodged with police in this regard. Ganesh Kundu, the son of Sabitri Kundu, BJP Zilla Parishad candidate of zone number 10 under Patkura block in the district, was allegedly kidnapped last night […]

Six villagers missing since Monday's anti-Maoist operation

Malkangiri: At least six persons, including three women, from nearby areas of Monday’s encounter site, where 28 Maoists were killed, are reportedly missing, police said today. A group of villagers, mostly from Panasput and Jodamba gram panchayats on Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border, today met Malkangiri Superintendent of Police Mitrabhanu Mohapatra and told him that the ultras […]

3 held for attempting to kidnap album actress

Bhubaneswar: Khandagiri police arrested three persons for allegedly attempting to kidnap an album actress late on Saturday night. According to sources, the police arrested the three persons and rescued the actress near Baramunda over bridge area. Also read: Tribals torch house of sarpanch who kidnapped woman Besides, the police also seized a Bolero vehicle form […]

Clueless police forms 4 teams to trace abducted Kolkata businessman

Jharsuguda: Police has constituted four teams to trace Pratik Patodia, a Kolkata-based businessman who was kidnapped from Beheramal area near here on the State Highway 10 here yesterday, and nab the miscreants involved in the abduction. Sources said simultaneous raids are being conducted at several places to trace Patodia, who was abducted while on his […]

Man sentenced to 10 years in jail for kidnapping, raping girl

A man was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by a local court for kidnapping and raping a 17-year-old about two and half years ago