Tag: Odisha Crime

Rs 9 lakh looted from businessman at gun point in Koraput

Koraput: Three unidentified bike-borne miscreants allegedly looted Rs 9 lakh from a businessman at gun point in Mastiput area of Koraput district Friday night. According to a complaint lodged at the Sadar police station of the district, the businessman V Bhaskar Rao was travelling with his colleague in a car when the incident happened. Rao […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Plus 2 student found dead; murder suspected

Rayagada: Body of a Plus 2 student with several injury marks was found in front of a shop here on Sunday. While the exact reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained, police suspect it to be a case of murder. The deceased has been identified as M. Suresh Kumar of Kasturi Nagar and […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Son of former sarpanch beaten to death in Ganjam

Berhampur: In a ghastly incident, son of a former sarpanch was beaten to death by a group of miscreants in Ichhapur area of Ganjam district late Tuesday night. As many as 10 youths from Bada Ichhapur village reportedly attacked former Pandiripada sarpanch Dandapani Nayak’s son Sushant and two of his associates. All of them were […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Puri triple murder
Puri Triple Murder: 4 Detained, Police Launch Manhunt To Trace Others

Puri: Three persons including two brothers of former sarpanch of Sadanandpur, Ajay Behera were brutally hacked to death by miscreants in broad daylight near Pattnaikiya Chhak on Cuttack-Puri National Highway on Sunday. Following an investigation, police have detained four persons in this connection. The bodies of the deceased- Krushna Behera, Purna Behera and Panchu Behera of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Man Severs Son-In-Law's Leg For Marrying His Daughter

Boudh: A man from Dunguriguda village under Kantamala police limits in the district allegedly severed the leg of his son-in-law yesterday for marrying his daughter against his wishes. The accused Sashi Mahalika attacked his son-in-law Sourabh Dandia from Barapada village with an axe while the latter was returning from the local Anganwadi centre after dropping […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Gurudijhatia Case: Police Nab Criminal's Family & Girlfriend

Cuttack: A day after notorious criminal Ajay Sahu alias Jitu, one of the accused in recent Gurudijhatia loot and murder case, was nabbed during an encounter by Choudwar Police and Special Squad, police today arrested four more persons including Ajay’s girlfriend and mother in connection with the incident. On September 24, a gang of robbers […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Crime Against Women: Odisha in top-10 infamy states!

Bhubaneswar: Shocking and disgusting! Odisha prominently figures in the top -10 infamous states in the country where the crime rate against women is very high. All posturing by the powers that be in the State about Odisha being a safe place for women fell like nine pins, when the Crime in India – 2017 report […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Odisha tops country in first-time criminal offender population: NCRB Report

Bhubaneswar: Is Odisha becoming crime prone? It seems so. The emergence of ‘new offenders’ (means in police lexicon they are either debut criminals or criminals arrested but acquitted) has posted an astronomical rise in Odisha. Consider this. As per the NCRB report, in 2014, nearly 15 per cent of offenders were ‘serial criminals’ (means they […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Six-Year-Old Girl Raped In Odisha's Koraput

Koraput: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth of her village under Borigumma block of Koraput district on Wednesday. The matter came to the fore after the family members of the minor girl lodged a complaint at Borigumma Police Station on Thursday, said reports. As per the complaint, a youth identified as Dambaru […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Puri Boils After Ayurvedic Student 'Shot At By Miscreants During Loot Bid'

Puri: Tension erupted in the pilgrim city on Tuesday after two unidentified bike-borne miscreants allegedly opened fire at a student of Gopabandhu Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya here during a loot bid. Injured Janmajeya Mantry, a second year student of the college, was rushed to hospital for treatment. While Mantry was heading towards Heragohari Street in the evening, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Rising Crimes In Odisha: 5 'Murders' In A Day

Bhubaneswar: Crimes in Odisha seems to be rising in an abated manner as the State allegedly witnessed five murders in a day. The efficacy of policing in the State has been put under serious scrutiny by the citizens after cases of burglary, loot, snatching, cyber-crimes, rape and murder multiplied in recent years. In fact the […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Miscreants Loot Cash, Ornaments Worth Lakhs Of Rupees In Athagarh

Cuttack: A six-member gang of burglars looted money and ornaments from a house at Khamar Nuagaon village under Khutuni Police limits in Athagarh area here late last night. Laxman Rout, the person in whose house the theft took place, claimed that around Rs 25,000 cash and gold and silver ornaments worth lakhs of rupees have […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Odisha: Binika Triple Murder Accused Arrested In Uttar Pradesh

Sonepur: Nearly eight months on the run, the prime accused in the triple murder case that took place in Binika of Sonepur district in July, 2020 has been arrested from…

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Justice At Last! Acid Attacker In Odisha Caught After Nearly 2 Decades On The Run

Bhadrak: In yet another major success for the State police, an acid attacker from Bhadrak who had been elusive for the cops in the last 19 years has finally landed in the police net. Dhusuri Police on Wednesday arrested a man named Subash Behera on charges of attacking his neighbour with acid around 19 years […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021