Tag: Police Encounter

Police, ganja smugglers exchange fire in Jeypore

Koraput:  An exchange of fire took place between police personnel and ganja traders in Jeypore area of the district in the wee hours today. The incident was reported near Power house chhak in the city. According to sources, Jeypore Town police received an input about movement of a ganja-carrying vehicle in the locality and intensified […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Berhampur encounter
Two wanted criminals arrested after encounter in Berhampur

Berhampur: Two wanted criminals allegedly involved in a loot incident near Khalikote on June 2 were arrested after an encounter by police near Sanaghati Chhak in Ganjam district in wee hours of Wednesday. The duo was involved in looting three toll gate employees of Rs 25 lakh who were on their way to deposit the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Notorious criminal Chagala gunned down in Police encounter

Notorious criminal Chagala was killed in an encounter by the Nayagarh police late Thursday night. The encounter took place at Nabaghanpur village under Sadar police limits in the district during which two of Chagala's associate managed to escape.

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Criminal nabbed after encounter in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Police today nabbed notorious criminal Pratap Sahu alias Bibhu, after an encounter near Bhagabanpur under Marshaghai block in the district. Acting on a tip off, a special squad of the district police along with personnel from the Korua outpost conducted raids at some places near Bhagabanpur. Finding police on the spot, the criminal opened […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Maoists protest police encounter; call for Kandhamal bandh tomorrow

Phulbani: Making their presence felt once again in tribal-dominated Kandhamal district, Maoists today blocked the Baliguda-Kantamala road near Sudra village in  Baliguda area of the district by placing trees on the road. Vehicular movement on the road was abruptly disrupted due to the road blockade. Posters claiming to have been released by the KKBN Division […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Bomb hurling at PCR Van: Another miscreant nabbed after encounter in Cuttack

Cuttack: Continuing crackdown on anti-social elements, police today nabbed a notorious criminal identified as Basir Khan alias Juga after an encounter at Brahmanjharilo in the district. Juga was involved in multiple criminal cases including one bomb hurling at a PCR van on Friday in Kurunti village in Cuttack, informed Police. Acting on a tip off […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha DGP reviews anti-Maoist operations in Kandhamal

Phulbani: After security forces and police killed 5 Maoists in encounter in Kandhamal recently, Odisha DGP RP Sharma visited the district today and discussed strategies to further intensify anti-Maoist operations in the district. The DGP held discussions with Kandhamal SP, Pratik Singh on the current situation and next course of action to root out Maoists […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Criminal injured in police encounter dies

Berhampur: A criminal, who was injured in a police encounter near Baghua forest under Buguda police limits on Saturday, died while undergoing treatment at MKCG hospital here today. The deceased has been identified as Srikant Rana. Earlier, two criminals- Srikant Rana and Gaura Swain were injured in the exchange of fire with cops. The duo […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Dreaded criminal injured in police encounter in Khurda

Jankia: Notorious criminal Silu Chhotray was injured in a police encounter at Chhanagiri under Jankia police limits of Khurda district, police sources informed today. Acting on a tip off, Jankia police had conducted a raid on the hideout of Chhotray in Chhanagiri forest. During the encounter Chhotray sustained bullet injuries on his right leg. Meanwhile, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Three arrested in two encounters in 24 hours

Cuttack/Berhampur: Continuing crackdown on history-sheeters, police have arrested three dreaded criminals following two separate encounters at Cuttack and Berhampur. While two criminals were nabbed by the Cuttack police after an encounter at Chauliaganj Thursday night, another was nabbed from Rambha in Ganjam district. The two arrested from Cuttack – Kala Babu and Alekh Routray are […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Narayanpatna encounter major achievement since Sunki blast: DGP

Koraput: The encounter in Narayanpatna of Koraput district in which four women Maoists were killed is a major achievement for the police since the Sunki landmine blast, said DGP RP Sharma after a review meeting on anti-Naxal operations held in Koraput SP headquarters today. “The operation which took place on the intervening night of March […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Dreaded Maoist killed in police encounter in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A dreaded Maoist cadre was killed in an exchange of fire between police and the red rebels in Mahupadar forest in Malkangiri district bordering Chhattisgarh today. According to sources, the identity of the Maoist is yet to be ascertained. Police have seized a pistol and several items belonging to the Maoists from the spot. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Two criminals shot, arrested after encounter in Cuttack

Cuttack: In an early morning operation, Commissionerate Police on Sunday nabbed two criminals after an encounter near Kuakhai river under Sadar police limits. The accused- Sudhakar Patra alias Lipu and Manoj Moharana alias Mangu have sustained bullet injuries and admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital for treatment. Both Lipu and Mangu were wanted in […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Notorious criminal Manga arrested after encounter in Ganjam

Ganjam: Resuming its crackdown on anti-social elements in a bid to make the city ‘crime free’, police on Sunday arrested dreaded criminal Rajesh Panda alias Manga after an encounter here. Sources said, Manga, a resident of Bada Sahi was arrested after an encounter by a special police squad near an Ice factory on Gosani Nuagaon […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Dreaded criminal nabbed after police encounter in Cuttack

Cuttack: A dreaded criminal was nabbed following a police encounter in Cuttack Sadar area this evening. The criminal, identified as Sada Nayak has sustained injuries in left leg during the exchange of fire with police and has been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital. Police also seized a gun and live bullets from the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021