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Robbers give cops a slip after encounter in Jeypore

Koraput: Jeypore Town police intensified search operation after three miscreants managed to escape following an exchange of fire in the wee hours today. Sources said the encounter was reported from Gopabandhu Nagar area when a police raided the spot after getting information about the presence of a criminal gang. The criminals were planning to commit […]

Miscreants decamp with cash from Canara Bank in Cuttack

Cuttack: Unidentified miscreants looted cash from Canara Bank in Cuttack while in another incident a failed attempt was made to rob cash from SBI bank in Sambalpur. Both the incidents were reported on Sunday. Though the exact amount stolen from Canara Bank branch at Uttaran near Adaspur in Cuttack is still unclear, police have started […]

Miscreants loot Rs 2.4 lakh from trader in Balasore

Balasore: Unidentified miscreants looted Rs 2.4 lakh from a rice trader after attacking him at Talanagar under Soro police limits in Balasore district on Friday night. The incident occurred at around 9:30 pm yesterday when the trader, identified as Sukadev Nayak was returning after collecting cash from various customers. Two miscreants in a bike intercepted […]

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 on spree in Mayurbhanj, target jewellery shop

Baripada: Taking advantage of poor security measures and patrolling by police, miscreants looted gold and silver ornaments from a jewellery shop in Badasahi town in Mayurbhanj district in the wee hours on Monday. Armed miscreants committed the crime after holding hostage the family members of a fire officer staying on the second floor of the […]

Youth injured in a murderous attack in Balasore

Balasore: A youth sustained grievous injuries after being attacked by a group of miscreants in Agapada village under Sabira Panchayat of the district here on Sunday. The injured, identified as Narendra Nayak of Agapada village was allegedly attacked with sharp weapons by four miscreants after a chase when he was walking on the village road. […]

Youth injured in attack by miscreants in snatching bid

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack:  A man was critically injured after being shot at by two bike-borne miscreants while he resisted a chain snatching attempt on his wife by the miscreants. The incident took place at Sijua here when the couple was travelling in a car to their home at Aiginia area. The injured, identified as Biswaranjan Swain was […]

Miscreants attack journalist in Khurda

Khurda: A journalist of a regional newspaper has been critically injured in an attack by unidentified miscreants late last night. According to reports, two bike-borne miscreants attacked the journalist, Ramesh Rath with sharp weapons on Monday night. Ratha, a resident of Sishumatha under Balipatna police limits in the district, is currently undergoing treatment at the […]

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 […]

Bike-borne miscreants hurl bombs at villagers’ houses in Niali

Cuttack: Six unidentified miscreants hurled bombs at the houses of two people in Prasanga village under Niali police limits here late on Friday night. According to sources, the incident occurred at around 2am when six bike-borne criminals hurled bombs at the villagers’ houses and managed to flee the spot soon after committing the crime. No […]

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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. […]

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 […]

Man beaten to death over land dispute in Sundargarh

Rourkela: In a tragic incident, a person was killed in an attack by some unidentified miscreants allegedly over a land dispute at Kokerama village under Hatibari police station in Sundargarh district on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Amin Koidi (50). According to reports, when Amin was returning home after filing a complaint at the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Kendrapara: 1 injured in indiscriminate bomb hurling on NH

Kendrapara:  One person was injured after two bike borne miscreants hurled bombs indiscriminately on the National Highway from Mahakalpara’s Dasamauji to Mangala Chhak. According to sources, the 2 miscreants were on a CBZ bike and started hurling bombs at various places on the highway from Dasamauji to Mangala Chhak. A person who was travelling on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Miscreants ransack Congress Bhavan

Bhubaneswar: Some unidentified miscreants allegedly ransacked Congress Bhavan late on Wednesday night. According to sources, the assailants damaged flower vases, window glasses at Congress Bhavan. Besides, they also broke the CCTV cameras installed at the party’s state headquarters, sources added. Notably, the youth wing of Congress was scheduled to protest AICC leader and Odisha in-charge […]

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. […]

Miscreants loot ATM using gas cutter

Kendrapara: The miscreants opened the Indian Bank ATM at Danapur under Sadar police limits in the district with the help of gas cutter and looted huge amount last night. The CCTV camera installed inside the ATM chamber and hard disk was also taken away by the looters in a bid to destroy evidence. The amount […]

Miscreants ransack ATM in Konark

Puri: A day after miscreants looted Rs 27 lakh from three ATMs in Bhadrak, some unidentified miscreants ransacked a SBI ATM at Charichaka bazaar in Nimapada late on Friday night. Besides, the miscreants also broke the CCTV cameras installed at the ATM. Being informed about the incident, Nimapada police rushed to the spot and started […]