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Tag: Loot

Maoists loot ration meant for BSF at Chitrakonda

Malkangiri: Maoists reportedly looted two boats laden with rations meant for BSF Jawans near Totapadar in cut-off areas of Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district last evening. According to sources, the grocery items were being transported to Kunturpadar police camp. The ultras robbed all the rations after beating up the boatmen. “A private boat was carrying the […]

Commissionerate police nabs robbers’ gang

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the festive season, Commissionerate police has busted a major robbers’ gang involved in several incidents of loot. Eight snatchers including two juveniles have been arrested and 1 pistol, four motorcycles and Rs 60,000 have been seized from their possession. Deputy Commissioner of Police Satyabrat Bhoi informed that the gang mostly used to […]

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Miscreants loot jewellery from store on gun point in Udala

Baripada: Gold ornaments amounting to some lakhs were looted at gun point from Kalinga Jewellery in Udala of Mayurbhanj district on Monday. While the jewellery store is situated just 200 metres away from Udala police station, three miscreants arrived there on a bike at around 7.30 pm on Monday and entered the shop after exploding […]

Dacoity bid foiled; 4 of family injured in attack

Subarnapur: Four members of the family of Bahalpadar sarpanch were attacked by armed miscreants during a dacoity bid late last night in the district. The injured were rushed to the Birmaharajpur sub-divisional hospital and later shifted to the Burla hospital for better treatment. Informing media about the incident, Prafulla Patra, Subarnapur SP, said, “At around […]

Miscreants snatch Rs 4 lakh from company staff

Bhubaneswar: In a daring heist in broad daylight, miscreants today snatched Rs 4 lakh from an employee of a construction company in Kharavel Nagar police station area in the city. Two bike-borne miscreants waylaid the employee when he was on way to his office and snatched bag containing the money. Later he lodged a complaint […]

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Jewellery shop looted in broad daylight in Dhenkanal [WATCH]

Dhenkanal: A gang of five robbers broke into a jewellery shop near Muktapasi in the district here in broad daylight on Thursday and decamped with valuables. The audacity of the robbers has left people shocked in the area as they targeted the shop during daytime. The miscreants entered the shop and looted at gun point. […]

Beware! Winning trust is the new mantra to loot!

Balasore: Winning people’s trust has become the latest tool for miscreants to carry out loots easily. A man was today arrested in Balasore for looting over 10 senior citizens, mostly pensioners, by first gaining their confidence and offering to help them. The accused, Ananta Panda would trap innocent elderly people, mostly coming out of banks, […]

Bag containing Rs 3.5 lakh cash looted inside bank in Rasulgarh

Bhubaneswar: Miscreants allegedly looted Rs 3.5 lakh from a petrol pump worker inside the Bank of India located near Rasulgarh Chhak on Thursday. Sources said the petrol pump worker had gone to the bank along with a bag containing Rs 3.5 lakh cash for deposit purpose. Placing the bag on a chair inside the bank, […]

Criminals wanted in looting incidents arrested

Cuttack/Angul: Seven criminals wanted in several loot and robbery cases were nabbed by police in two separate incidents on Sunday. Lalbag police arrested one accused involved in looting silver accessories of Goddess Durga from Alisha Bazaar puja mandap in October 20 last year. Sources said a special team of the twin city police arrested the […]

Two persons of Ganjam held in Surat loot case

Surat: Two persons of Ganjam district were arrested by the Surat Police today on charges of looting Rs 6.5 lakh from a money transfer office located in Sarsana area on Monday. On basis of CCTV footage, the cops nabbed the two looters – Prahllada Barik alias Kuna of Kabisuryanagar and Kalicharan of Polasara in Ganjam […]

Miscreants decamp with Rs 10 lakh from petrol pump owner

Puri: Unidentified miscreants today broke open a petrol pump owner’s bike side box and managed to flee with Rs 10 lakh near Nimapada-Pipili road in the district. As per reports, two bike-borne miscreants followed the Bharat Petroleum filling station owner Rasananda Sahu and within few seconds after he parked his bike infront of the petrol […]

Businessman robbed of Rs10L; 3 held  

Rourkela: Four miscreants looted Rs 10 lakh from a businessman at gunpoint at Rajgangpur in Sundargarh district last night. The looters fled away after committing the crime in front of the businessman’s house. However, police managed to nab three of them from the Odisha-Jharkhand border this morning. All the arrested belong to Jharkhand, informed the […]

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Miscreants open fire, loot biker in Cuttack

Cuttack: Two unidentified miscreants opened fire at a biker and looted him near Athagarh on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Balaram Behera of Kaijanga under Biridi police limits in Jagatsinghpur district. The incident occurred when Behera, who works at a private firm in Narsinghpur block, was returning home in Jagatsinghpur after his duty. […]

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Miscreants loot cash, valuables from house in Soro

Soro: Unidentified miscreants looted cash and ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from the house of one Abhaya Kumar Mohapatra near Uttareswar market in Soro block of Balasore district today. As per the complaint, the robbery happened when Abhaya and his family members had gone to Puri. The miscreants entered their house by breaking open the […]

3 cops among 4 detained for ‘looting’ Chhattisgarh businessman

Bargarh: In a shocking incident, four persons including three police officials of Bargarh district have allegedly looted Rs 3 lakh from a Chhattisgarh-based scrap businessman. As per reports, vehicle of businessman Sudhir Khatri, bearing number CG 04-9554, was intercepted at Barahagoda toll gate for checking by police informer Durga Prasad and Constable Hemant Das, while […]

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CCTV footage shows loot during Bhadrak unrest

Bhadrak: In a shocking revelation, a close circuit television (CCTV) camera footage showed that the perpetrators of violence in the strife-torn town were also involved in robbery and loot during the unrest. A footage, which is in possession of OTV, shows a clear picture of agitators robbing a mobile phone shop. The incident has been […]

Panchayat official looted of Rs 5L at gunpoint

Angul: Unidentified miscreants looted Rs 5 lakh from a panchayat official at gunpoint near Kahalgaon under Bantala police limits in Angul district today. As per the complaint, while Khinda panchayat official Prashant Sahu was going towards Khinda from his village riding pillion on motorcycle carrying Rs 5 lakh cash meant for pension beneficiaries and construction […]

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Toy guns help miscreants loot Rs 4.8L from HDFC Bank

Dhenkanal: Four persons brandishing toy guns robbed the HDFC Bank branch located at Siminai under Dhenkanal Town police limits today afternoon. According to sources, the miscreants looted cash to the tune of Rs 4.8 lakh from the customers as well as the officials of the branch. “Four persons entered the bank between 12 noon and […]

Cash snatched from couple

Kendrapara: Unidentified miscreants snatched a bag containing Rupees two lakh from a couple near a deserted village road in Kendrapara district today, police said. The motorcycle-borne miscreants snatched the handbag of Gourahari Nath’s wife who was riding pillion on her husband’s two-wheeler at Sabalakanta village. The couple was returning home after withdrawing the money from a […]

Miscreants strike again in Cuttack, loot 2.5 kg gold

Cuttack: A four-member gang of robbers’ allegedly looted about 2.5 kg gold from an employee of a jewellery workshop at Chemical Road near Alisha Bazar in Cuttack on Saturday. The incident occurred when the employee of the jewellery store Saurabh Mujherjee was transporting the gold ornaments to another shop located at Choudhry bazaar for Hallmark […]

Fuel pump staff injured in firing by robbers; Rs 2 lakh looted

Angul: Employee of a fuel pump located in Paranga under Nisha police limits of Angul district was injured when three robbers fired at him in the fuel pump office and decamped with Rs 2 lakh cash last evening. The hurt fuel pump staff, identified as Jitendra Behera, sustaining injuries in right leg was admitted to […]

Panchayat Extension Officer looted at gunpoint in Odisha

Berhampur: Three motorcycle-borne persons allegedly looted a panchayat extension officer (PEO) today and decamped with Rs 1.80 lakh near Tanka chhai village here, police said today. “The incident took place when Sethi, PEO of Purushottampur block, was on his way to distribute the cash in Tanka-chhai panchayat under social pension scheme,” Sub divisional police officer […]

Car passengers looted at gun point in Raghunathpur

Jagatsinghpur: Valuables including gold rings and mobile phones were allegedly looted from passengers of a car at gun point near Gadama Bazaar in Raghunathpur in the district late last night. While Tapas Mallick, Pradeep Kumar Samal, Manindra Rout and the car’s driver were returning to Paradip from Cuttack in the vehicle at 2 am, some […]

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Bargarh: Bihar youths shot at; robbed

Bargarh: Unidentified miscreants shot at a youth belonging to Bihar and robbed him off Rs 18,000 cash and mobile phone late on Wednesday night. As per allegations, two youths belonging to Chapra in Bihar were on the way to Puri on a motorcycle last night when two unidentified miscreants came on a bike and intercepted […]

7 dacoits detained by locals; handed over to police

Khurda: Locals of Chotipalanga village under Town police station here detained seven dacoits while they were attempting to loot a fish godown late on Thursday night. According to sources, the villagers held the dacoits while they were stealing from a fish godown in the village and locked them inside a room. Later, they informed police […]

Mobile snatching: Speed biker gang busted in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Armed with fast motorbikes, this group of snatchers swoops down on their victims on the move. By the time the victim or even the police realizes, they vanish into the thin air with their motorcycles. With the arrest of two minors involved in a series of mobile snatching incidents in the Capital city today, […]

Loot from Otv scribe: three held, 4 bikes seized

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today arrested three looters, including gang head Artatrana Bhoi in connection with the loot incident, where a youth scribe of Otv was robbed of his valuables including a bike and a mobile phone at gunpoint at Hansupal here on Saturday evening. The police also seized four stolen bikes from their possessions. […]

Snatching gang busted in capital city, 8 including 5 minors held

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today busted a snatching gang and arrested eight members including five minor boys. The arrested have been identified as Dinesh Kumar alias Ganesh, Pintan Kumar Dalai, Bimal Kumar Ranshingh alias Chandan, Amit Kumar Das, Nitish Das, Malinka Digal, Soumya Behera and Jiban Kumar Jena. Acting on a tip-off, Kharavela Nagar police […]

Miscreants loot more than 1 kg jewellery at gunpoint

Berhampur: In a daring robbery, four unidentified bike-borne miscreants allegedly looted jewellery weighing more than one kilogram from Subas Jewellers owner Pramod Chandra Moharana near Buguda bazaar in Ganjam district on Friday evening. According to sources, the incident took place at around 6 pm yesterday when Maharana was returning home located at Balipendi sahi with […]

Mobile, cash stolen from Japanese lady tourist; FIR lodged

Puri: A Japanese female tourist last evening lodged a complaint at the Puri Sadar police station alleging her mobile phone and Rs 2,500 cash were stolen by some unknown looters from her bag kept at the Beleswar beach while she was taking bath in the sea. The Japanese tourist, identified as Ayota Ottami, came to […]

Miscreants loot Rs 8 lakh from cattle trader

Balasore: Some unidentified miscreants allegedly looted Rs 8 lakh from a cattle trader on National Highway-60 near Haladipada area late on Thursday night. According to sources, the incident took place when the businessman was returning to Bhadrak from Kolkata by his car. Four-five unidentified assailants ransacked the car and attacked the cattle trader. Later, they […]

Rs 1.15 cr looted from Dhenkanal Gramya Bank

Dhenkanal: In yet another major bank robbery incident, some miscreants looted Rs 1.15 crore from the Odisha Gramya Bank, Dhenkanal branch here late on Sunday night. Sources said, the robbers entered into the bank by breaking the locks and later decamped with Rs 1, 15, 50, 000. The incident came to the fore when the […]

2 arrested in connection with Jharsuguda BOI loot case

Jharsuguda: Police on Thursday arrested two persons form Rourkela for their involvement in Bank of India’s Beheramal branch loot case. According to sources, police has seized one revolver from their possession. On May 5, a gang of armed dacoits looted cash worth over Rs 86 lakh from the Bank of India’s Beheramal branch. As many […]

UCO Bank dacoity case: Two dacoits nabbed from Bihar

Bhubaneswar: After one-and-half-month of the sensational dacoity in UCO Bank in the capital city, the Commissionerate Police today finally made a breakthrough with the arrest of two members of a dacoit gang from Bihar. Briefing media persons here, police commissioner YB Khurania said the two dacoits were arrested from Begusarai and Vaishali districts of Bihar. […]

Rs 11 lakh stolen from petrol pump in Cuttack

Cuttack: In a daring robbery, some unidentified miscreants allegedly stolen Rs 11 lakh cash from Khannagar petrol pump here late on Sunday night. According to sources, a complaint in this regard has been registered with Badambadi police station. Being informed about the incident, police rushed to spot and started investigation into the matter. Also read: […]

SBI loot bid foiled in Cuttack

Cuttack: An attempt by a group of miscreants to loot the Jhangir Mangala branch of the State Bank of India (SBI) was foiled on Monday night. The bank is located on a two-storey building. Though the miscreants broke five locks of the bank, they failed to take cash or any other stuff from the bank. […]

Miscreants open fire, loot bikes in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Unknown miscreants opened fire at three persons and later decamped with two motor-cycles on Duburi-Naranpur road in Keonjhar district on Friday night. Sources said when one Jiten Singh Deo of Chaibasa in neighbouring Jharkhand district and his two friends were travelling on two motor-cycles, six miscreants came in two bikes and opened fire at […]

Rs 1.5 cr jewellery looted after drilling hole into shop wall

Rourkela: In a daring heist, jewellery including gold and silver worth Rs 1.5 crore was allegedly looted from the Prasad Zaveri and Son’s Jwellers shop located on the main road in Saranagari of Rourkela late last night. Badal Prasad, owner of the jewellery shop, said, “The robbers entered the jewellery shop after drilling hole into […]

Miscreants loot Rs 4 lakh cash from pvt company staff

Angul: In a broad daylight heist, two miscreants looted cash worth Rs 4 lakh from a private company employee near the State Bank of India (SBI) building in Gandhi Marg area after attacking him with a sharp weapon. The seriously injured employee was rushed to the district headquarters hospital. Talking to OTV, the victim, Mohan […]

Looters wanted in 4 states involved in UCO Bank dacoity: Khurania

Bhubaneswar: A gang of inter-state dacoits, who are most-wanted in five eastern states of the country, are involved in the loot at the UCO Bank’s Bapuji Nagar branch here on September 28, said Police Commissioner YB Khurania today. Talking to media persons, Khurania said, “We have got substantial lead in the UCO Bank dacoity case. […]