Police have been claiming to have kept things under control, but the unabated spike in pickpockets and loots in Mo Bus has only kept the commuters on their toes
The victim, Bholanath Sarangi, who runs a mini bank, was cheated by two scammers in broad daylight on the pretext of exchanging a five-hundred rupees note for five hundred rupee notes.
According to sources, the Purighat police has recovered 900.32 gram gold worth around Rs 50 lakh from the accused.
As the van reached the ATM at Khariar, two of the staff got inside to refill the ATM, while the driver, after distracting the security guard, hijacked the van and fled the spot.
Unidentified miscreants decamped with Rs 20 lakh from a businessman hailing from West Bengal near the cattle market in Hattabadpada under Rural police limits of Rairangpur on Wednesday.
As per initial reports, the owner was opening the shop when the miscreants arrived on a bike and snatched the bag containing the gold ornaments and cash from him.
While it is yet to be ascertained whether the miscreants succeeded in their attempt or not, the Janla police have started an investigation into the incident.
Two bike-borne armed miscreants looted a jewellery shop by firing blank shots near Janla police out-post, on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar on Wednesday.
Malkangiri Police on Tuesday arrested two fraudsters on charges of looting valuables from a house after posing as priests and performing Graha Shanti rituals.
The police recovered Rs 1,34,000 cash from a bush where Behera had hidden the money.
Berhampur: Miscreants allegedly looted gold and diamond jewellery from a woman after identifying themselves as cops in Berhampur town today. The victim, identified as Sanjukta Padhi was on morning walk when she was way laid by four bike borne miscreants in wee hours today near Sitadevi Khadanga Girls’ hostel. According to reports, the youths advised […]
Khurda: Miscreants made an unsuccessful attempt to loot an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) of UCO bank at Jatni in Khurda late last night. Though the miscreants managed to break the ATM cabin and some parts of the machine, they failed to lay hands on the money stored in the ATM. On being informed, police reached […]
Khurda: A joint team of Begunia police and a special squad today detained three persons involved in the loot of Rs 60 lakh from the officials of a private finance company on November 8 in Khurda. According to sources, a cash bag containing Rs 27 lakh was recovered from the backyard of a house owned […]
Bhubaneswar: A criminal gang has now become the talk of the town for their unusual pattern of clicking selfies after committing crime in Bhubaneswar. Moreover, the gang is now on a loot spree which has unleashed terror among people particularly in Khandagiri area as the criminals looted cash worth over Rs 1.5 lakh, gold ornaments […]
Bolangir: Miscreants looted Rs 19 lakh in broad daylight from the officials of Andhra Bank at Bangla Chowk of Deogaon in Bolangir today. The incident took place when the cashier and a peon of the bank were carrying cash in a van from Tushara branch to Bandhpada branch. Three robbers on a bike intercepted the […]