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Tag: Kidnapping

Retd Teacher's Kidnapping Bid Foiled By Locals In Odisha's Deogarh, Armed Miscreants Thrashed Black
Retd Teacher's Kidnapping Bid Foiled By Locals In Odisha's Deogarh, Armed Miscreants Thrashed Black & Blue

Three armed miscreants abducted him at gunpoint and forced him to sit in the back seat of his car. While one of the miscreants settled beside him pointing a gun on his head, another youth was driving the car.

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

11-Year-Old Escapes Abduction Bid In Bhubaneswar
11-Year-Old Escapes Abduction Bid In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: An 11-year-old boy narrowly escaped an abduction attempt by some miscreants in the Capital City on March 30 last month. The matter came to the fore after the parents of the minor boy submitted CCTV footage of the kidnapping incident at the Infocity Police Station on Thursday. As per reports, the boy, a resident […]

Ambulance Staff Detained For Abducting Patient, Relatives In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: In a bizarre incident, staff of a ‘108’ ambulance allegedly abducted a patient and his parents in the emergency vehicle in Urban police station area in the district on Monday. According to reports, a patient undergoing treatment at district headquarters hospital was referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. Parents of the […]

Odisha: 8 Arrested In Kidnapping Of Jharsuguda Rural Works Dept's Executive Engineer

Jharsuguda: Police on Saturday cracked the kidnapping case of Executive Engineer of Jharsuguda Rural Works Division, Manoranjan Pattnaik while arresting eight persons in connection with the incident. Based on the complaint of Patnaik on October 7, Jharsuguda police started an investigation into the case and apprehended eight persons. The accused have been identified as Siba […]

Crimes Up 3% In 2017, Kidnapping On Rise: NCRB Report

New Delhi: The latest annual crime data, “Crime in India-2017”, released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), on Monday, revealed that there was an increase of 3.6 per cent in criminal cases in 2017 compared to 2016 when 50 lakh cases of cognisable offences were lodged across the country. The much-awaited data, which was […]

Serial Offender 'James Bond 007' Held In Delhi

New Delhi: A 27-year-old man, known as “James Bond 007” in the crime world, and his accomplice were arrested on Thursday, said a police officer here on Saturday. Krishna alias James Bond 007, a resident of Shalimar Bagh, was involved in six cases of murder, attempt to murder and the Arms Act. He would wear […]

Puintala murder
Four Arrested For Murdering Youth Over Hanuman Coin In Bolangir

Bolangir: Police today arrested four persons including the prime accused in connection with the murder of one Srikant Nanda on August 8. The accused allegedly kidnapped and murdered Srikant over a Hanuman coin, informed police. Addressing a press conference, Puintala Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Srimant Barik said that Srikant was abducted by one Suresh […]

Murder in Odisha
US man found guilty of kidnapping, killing Chinese scholar

Washington: Brendt Christensen, a former University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) doctoral student, was found guilty of kidnapping and killing Zhang Yingying, a visiting Chinese scholar in 2017. A 12-member jury at a federal court of Peoria in the US state of Illinois on Monday unanimously ruled that Christensen was guilty on all three counts […]

CBI case against loan defaulters
Ateeq Ahmed case: Jail authorities questioned in UP's Deoria

New Delhi/Lucknow: In a bid to unravel the nexus between the gangsters and jail authorities, the CBI has questioned several officials of Uttar Pradesh’s Deoria jail over the alleged kidnapping and assaulting of a real estate dealer in its premises. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) action came a week after it registered a case […]

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 […]

Army dismisses reports of soldier's abduction in J&K

Srinagar: The Indian Army on Saturday dismissed media reports that a soldier was abducted by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district, adding that he was “safe”. “Media reports of the abduction of a serving Army soldier on leave from Qazipora, Chadoora, are incorrect. (The) individual is safe. Speculations may please be avoided,” a Defence […]

Man arrested for kidnapping minor boy for ransom

Sambalpur: Police today arrested the key accused in the abduction of the 10-year-old boy, who had managed to escape from captivity in Kuchinda area of Sambalpur yesterday. The kidnapper identified as Niranjan Sunani had abducted the minor boy from Gundurchuan village and demanded a ransom of Rs 1 lakh. According to the police, Sunani kidnapped […]

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 […]

Girl survives abduction bid, files police complaint

Bhadrak: A young girl from Guapokhari village under Dhamnagar police limits here who allegedly survived an abduction bid on Tuesday, has filed a complaint against the kidnappers at the local police station. As per sources, the incident occurred on September 4 minutes after she reached Dhamnagar Chhak in a bus from Bhubaneswar. In her complaint, […]

Maoists release four abducted villagers

  Kalahandi: Two days after the abduction of four villagers including the village guard of Lakhpadar village in Lanjigarh block of Kalahandi district, the Maoists finally released them on Sunday. The four abducted persons have been identified as Babula Nayak, Raju Nayak, Khetra Harijan(village guard) and Bisikeshan Harijan. According to reports, 10-12 members of the […]

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 […]

7 held in Angul contractor kidnapping case

Angul: Seven persons were arrested by Angul police on Sunday in connection with abduction of a contractor. Six cell phones, a Bolero that was allegedly used for the kidnapping and a motorcycle were reportedly seized by police from them. However, two more accused are still absconding. Meanwhile, in a press conference held yesterday, Angul Additional […]

Deepak Swami
Business rivalry behind abduction, says Industrialist Deepak Swami

Bhubaneswar: After being released from his abductors on Wednesday night, Bhubaneswar-based industrialist, Deepak Swami opened up for the first time and said business rivalry was the reason behind his abduction. Deepak alleged that his rival Bikram Mohanty is the mastermind of the incident and demanded a police probe into it. He said some miscreants had […]

Man held for abducting, raping minor sister-in-law

Phulbani: A 23-year-old man was arrested in Kandhamal district for allegedly kidnapping his own sister-in law and raping her through the course of a week, police said today. The accused, identified as Sangram Gantayat of Dasapalla in Nayagarh district, was arrested on Monday after an FIR was lodged by the girl’s mother, said Gochhapada police […]

Youth sentenced to 10 yrs RI for sexually abusing minor girl

Balasore: A youth was sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for ten years by a court here for kidnapping and sexually abusing a minor girl in Odisha’s Balasore district three years ago. Additional District Judge of Balasore Ajanta Sadangi while convicting Jayanta Mallick of Biruan village under Remuna police station limits and pronounced the jail term yesterday, […]

Strange! Man gives supari for father’s abduction

Baripada: It may happen many times on screen, but this time a young man really had hatched a plan to kidnap his own father in a bid to extract money. Abani Behera of Tangaduana village in Mayurbhanj district had engaged two of his friends- Ajay and Himansu- on contract to kidnap his father Bhagabat Behera. […]

Youth’s presence of mind foils miscreants’ kidnap bid

The presence of mind of a youth saved his two friends including an album artiste as the commissionerate police nabbed three miscreants who had tried to kidnap them in the city last night

Two get lifer for abduction of ex-Malkangiri collector

Malkangiri: The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge today awarded life imprisonment to two persons, including a woman Maoist, in connection with the abduction of former Malkangiri collector R Vineel Krishna on February 16, 2011. The court awarded life sentences to Tapan Shah and M Divya. While Shah is a government servant, Divya is […]

Rayagada: Contractor’s father released by kidnappers

Rayagada: Niladri Samantaray, father of contractor Raghunath Samantray of Malipada Village in Nathama who had been kidnapped two days ago, has been released by his captors on Saturday morning. According to sources, Niladri was dropped off by his kidnappers near Pherigaon at around 7 AM this morning. Police later questioned Niladri about the incident at […]