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Bike-Borne Miscreants Snatch Gold Chain From Woman In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: With each passing day, it seems Bhubaneswar is turning into a crime capital as there has been a sudden spurt in crime rate even since lockdown restrictions were eased. In another loot incident the capital city, two bike-borne men snatched a gold chain worth Rs 70000 from a woman in Laxmisagar area on Thursday, […]

‘Police informer’ caught while peddling brown sugar

Bhubaneswar: Excise sleuths today arrested a person and recovered 105 grams of brown sugar worth Rs 10 lakh from his possession. During interrogation, the accused, identified as Khirod Sahu of Laxmisagar area revealed that he was working as a ‘police informer’. Though Sahu himself was selling drugs illegally for past few years to make quick […]

Mother-Son peddle brown sugar in Bhubaneswar slum

Bhubaneswar: Unaware of consequences, drug peddlers have turned many slums in the capital city into brown sugar trafficking dens. A few days after the excise department officials raided Haladipadia slum in Laxmisagar here and seized brown sugar worth over Rs 10 lakh, two persons were arrested from the area with the contraband and hard cash […]

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 […]

Drug peddler arrested; brown sugar seized

Bhubaneswar: The Laxmisagar police arrested a drug peddler and seized 19.76 grams brown sugar from his possession here today. The accused was identified as Arun Lenka. Sources said Arun had earlier been arrested on similar charges. More details awaited.

Minor boy dies in freak mishap

Bhubaneswar: A minor boy died after falling from a tree in Laxmisagar area in the city. According to reports, Pintu Nayak, a class III student and his had gone to pick a kite which was stuck at the top branch of a tree. While they were climbing up the tree to bring the kite, Pintu […]

Actress Upsana files 'casting couch' case against producer Rajesh Pati

A few days after producer Rajesh Ranjan Pati levelled black mailing charges against actress Upasana Mohanty, the latter hit back filing a police complaint at the Laxmisagar police station against the producer accusing him of making a 'casting couch' attempt on her