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Tag: Loot

Miscreants loot Rs 7.8L from toll plaza employee in Rourkela

Rourkela: In a broad daylight heist, three armed miscreants looted Rs 7.80 lakh from a toll plaza employee at gun point near Jhagarpur here today. As per sources, the employee was on his way to a bank to deposit the money when three bike-borne miscreants intercepted him. One of them brandished a gun while another […]

Miscreants hack businessman, loot cash and gold jewellery

Balasore: Miscreants allegedly looted Rs 5 lakh cash and gold ornaments from a medicine store owner after attacking him near Routamandaruni-Khalagadia road under Kamarda police station limits in Balasore district on Tuesday night. The incident occurred when Das was returning home after closing his shop at around 11 pm yesterday. Some miscreants intercepted him and […]

Miscreants loot cash, mobile phones from 20 truck drivers

Rourkela: Unidentified miscreants looted cash worth over Rs 1 lakh and mobile phones from around 20 truck drivers by brandishing weapons near Kalta police outpost in Bonai of Sundergarh district late last night. According to sources, the dacoits intercepted the trucks near a limestone quarry under Kalta police outpost in Bonai of the district. Later, […]

Cash, gold ornaments looted from two shops in Ganjam

Berhampur: Miscreants looted around Rs 50,000 in cash and gold ornaments from two shops in Ganjam district, police said today. The incident happened yesterday night at Ganjam district s Kabisurya Nagara police station limit, about 60 km from here. Hadu Pradhan (70) and his wife Ramulu were sleeping when masked dacoits entered their furniture shop. […]

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Locals vent ire on police vehicle, detain it alleging negligence

Balasore: Tension erupted in Digibhanra village under Gopinathpur panchayat in Soro block of Balasore district after locals detained a police vehicle which had arrived to arrest two persons accused of looting ornaments from a woman here on Thursday. As per sources, two bike-borne miscreants intercepted one Rangabati Mallick in the village when she was on […]

Miscreants loot cash from hotel in Balasore

Balasore: Seven unidentified miscreants looted cash worth lakhs of rupees from a hotel near Khandapada Police Station in the district on Sunday. As per reports, the miscreants had visited the hotel as customers late on Sunday night. Later, they engaged in a brawl with the hotel staff over bill payment. The situation turned ugly when […]

Miscreants tie up SDO, loot Rs 2.5 lakh from Nesco office

Baripada: Armed miscreants have looted Rs 2.5 lakh and a laptop from Nesco office at Khunta Bazar area in Udala late Friday night. According to reports, five miscreants barged into the office and after tying up the sub-divisional officer (SDO), Prasanna Kumar, looted cash and other valuables. Also Read: Miscreants loot Rs 2.4 lakh from […]

Armed miscreants loot cash from finance company

Sambalpur: Armed criminals today looted lakhs of rupees from a private finance office at Budharaja under Ainthapali police station in Sambalpur. The exact loot amount has not been ascertained. Two miscreants entered the office and pushed the security guard at the entry point. Later, three others barged into the office, security guard said. “One of […]

Miscreants loot gold from Cuttack temple in serial robbery

Cuttack: Miscreants looted gold and ornaments worth over lakhs of rupees from the Akhandalamani Temple in New LIC colony in Badambadi Area of Cuttack in a serial robbery in which three other houses in the area were targeted. According to sources, the miscreants also looted ornaments, cash and two motorcycles from the houses of three […]

Three arrested in Tirtol loot bid, firing incident

Jagatsinghpur: Police have arrested three persons in connection with the loot attempt and firing incident at Sindhol village under Tirtol police station in Jagatsinghpur district. The Tirtol police cops also seized a gun and two live bullets from their possession. The accused had plotted a plan to loot a gold idol of goddess Laxmi from […]

Traffic disrupted as BJP youth activists blocks NH-55 in Tirtol

Jagatsinghpur: Vehicular communication came to a standstill on National Highway-55 at Sindhol under Tirtol police station in Jagatsinghpur due to a road blockade staged by the BJP Yuva Morcha in protest of a loot attempt and firing incident. Large number of vehicles were stranded on both sides of the road due to the protest. Activists […]

Miscreants loot jewellery shop after attacking home guards

Baripada: Miscreants looted gold and silver ornaments by breaking the wall of a jewellery shop at Betnoti near here in Mayurbhanj district last night. They tied up two home guards on duty at an ATM counter in front of the jewellery shop and attacked them before looting the gold items. Passersby traced the home guards […]

Miscreants rob gold jewellery worth Rs 20L

Keonjhar: Two bike-borne miscreants looted gold ornaments worth Rs 20 lakh from a jeweler at Dhenkikote market under Ghatagaon police limits in Keonjhar today. According to reports, the incident occurred when the owner of Kailash Jewellers was opening his shop this morning. The miscreants came on a Pulsar bike and snatched away a bag containing […]

Rs 5L looted from petrol pump in Bolangir

Bolangir: Unidentified miscreants looted Rs 5 lakh from a petrol pump located behind Bolangir bus stand late last night. Surprisingly, the loot happened just 50 metre away from the town police station. As per sources, the miscreants looted the money from the office Bhajanlal petrol pump last night when all staff had left after closing […]

Rs 42L jewellery looted from Howrah-Mumbai Mail near Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: A bag containing jewellery ornaments worth Rs 42 lakh was snatched away from a Raipur-based jewellery shop staff while travelling in Howrah-Mumbai Mail near Jharsuguda today. While the jewellery shop staff, identified as Laxminarayan Sharma, was sitting beside the train gate, along with the bag, because his ticket was not confirmed, a miscreant forcibly […]

Three injured in separate loot incidents in Odisha

Cuttack/Keonjhar: As many as three persons were critically injured in murderous attack and loot incidents in separate places across the state today. In Cuttack, unidentified miscreants opened fire and attacked a security guard during a loot bid here at Pratap Nagari in Cuttack. According to information, the security guard, a resident of Usuma area under […]

Toy gun-using robbers nabbed in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police on Friday claimed to have busted a robbers’ gang that used to loot cash, mobiles and other valuables from commuters on national highways with the help of a toy gun. Two members of the gang have been arrested while another key associate is still absconding. The accused have been identified as Sushant […]

Series of robberies in a single night, police begins probe

Kendrapara: Unidentified robbers allegedly looted cash and gold ornaments from as many as three houses injuring a woman grievously in Talagaon under Patkura police limits of Kendrapara district late on Tuesday night. According to sources, in a series of robberies that took place within a span of few hours late last night, the miscreants first […]

Jeypore murder: Four more arrested, gold ornaments seized

Jeypore: Police today arrested four more persons for their alleged involvement in the murder of one Birajini Khandual that took place in Jeypore town of Koraput district on October 17. The arrested have been identified as Siba Pradhan, Prashant Pradhan, Banabasi Roul and Koraput based jewellery trader B Venkat Rao. The cops also seized stolen […]

Lured with new designs, women give away gold to cheaters!

Puri: As many as 10 women of Mota village in Brahmagiri of Puri district were taken for a ride by three unidentified women who looted jewellery worth lakhs of rupees from them. The women sold fake gold to the women in the pretext of giving them original yellow metal in new and trendy designs. The […]

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 […]