Tag: Police

Police seize 20 gm brown sugar from a woman in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a joint operation by Laxmisagar police and Quick Action Team(QAT), brown sugar weighing 19.40 gm was seized from a woman of Haladipadia slum in Bhubaneswar yesterday afternoon. The prime accused Maina Routray (37) has been taken into police custody. Apart from the contraband item, police also seized Rs 36,640 cash from Routray’s possession […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Police-managed prepaid taxi service launched at Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar: In a unique initiative, passengers arriving at Terminal-1 of the Biju Patnaik International Airport can now book prepaid taxis without the tantrums of cab drivers. Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty today inaugurated the prepaid taxi counter which will be jointly-managed by the Commissionerate police, Airport Taxi Association and Bhubaneswar airport. As per reports, the initiative […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Four Maoist imposters arrested by Rayagada police

Rayagada: Police have arrested four persons who were allegedly extorting money from several villagers in Rayagada district by posing as Maoists. The accused have been identified as Ramesh Nayak from P. Maligaon under Kashipur block, Balekdas Nayak, Balaram Nayak from Jalkura village and Bapta Nayak. According to sources, the accused posing as red rebels used […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Army jawan, wife physically assaulted in Odisha

Nayagarh: An army jawan and his wife were allegedly beaten up by their neighbour in Pimphal village under Ranpur Police limits of Nayagarh. Complainant Pradeep Kumar Das, who is reportedly an army jawan, alleged that the incident took place 10 days ago but no action has been taken by the police against the accused. The […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Baripada minor girl rape: Accused arrested by police

Mayurbhanj: Police have arrested the accused in alleged rape of a 4-year-old minor girl in Baripada. The accused was arrested today after a complaint was lodged at Badasahi Police Station on Tuesday. The accused identified as Kamalalochan Singh was arrested by a special squad. While a case under POCSO was registered against Singh, police have […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Album actress death: Family members allege Police misbehaviour

Sambalpur: Days after the body of album actress Simran was found under mysterious circumstances near Sambalpur, family members of the deceased have levelled serious allegations against the in-charge officer of Jharsuguda Police Station. The family members of the deceased have alleged that Jhasketan Dhal, in-charge of Jharsuguda Police Station used foul language and misbehaved with […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Man arrested for kidnapping minor boy for ransom

Sambalpur: Police today arrested the key accused in the abduction of the 10-year-old boy, who had managed to escape from captivity in Kuchinda area of Sambalpur yesterday. The kidnapper identified as Niranjan Sunani had abducted the minor boy from Gundurchuan village and demanded a ransom of Rs 1 lakh. According to the police, Sunani kidnapped […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
20 bonded labourers rescued from Karnataka

Koraput: At least 20 bonded labourers including seven women from Odisha were rescued by police from Kumbhuporu village near Bengaluru today. According to sources, all labourers are residents of Zillaguntha village under Pottangi police limits in Koraput district. They had left their village some three months back after an agent lured them to provide jobs. […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Chain snatchers thrashed by public in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Police have arrested two miscreants for attempting to snatch a gold chain from a lady near the Exhibition ground in Bhubaneswar today. The incident took place in the evening when both the accused attempted to snatch a chain from a school teacher identified as Leela Bala Das of Bhima Bhoi School for the Blind. […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Security beefed up in Puri for ‘Panchuka’ & ‘Kartik Purnima’

Puri: Police have made elaborate security arrangements in Puri, especially near the Srimandir, to ensure smooth darshan of the holy trinity during ‘Panchuka’ and ‘Kartik Purnima’. According to sources, 15 platoons of police force have been deployed in and around the 12th century shrine. Puri Superintendent of Police Sarthak Sarangi informed that apart from police […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Minor girl gang raped in Rourkela; 3 arrested

Rourkela: Police have arrested three persons for allegedly raping a minor girl in Rourkela. All the accused were arrested by Brahmani Tarang police based on the statement of the survivor who was rescued today near a school in a critical condition. While the survivor has been admitted to Ispat General Hospital, sources said that she […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Video of girl being misbehaved by hostel owner made viral; 4 arrested

Bargarh: A video of a girl being misbehaved by the owner of a Girls’ hostel in Gourpada area of Bargarh was made viral following which four people have been arrested by the police. The accused were arrested after a written complaint was registered by father of the girl at the Bargarh police station. According to […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
ORHDC scam: Tainted IAS officer Vinod Kumar gets 3-year jail term

Bhubaneswar: A Special Vigilance Court today convicted senior IAS officer and former director of Odisha Rural Housing Development Corporation (ORHDC), Vinod Kumar and sentenced him to 3 years in jail in connection with Rs 1.02 crore ORHDC scam. According to sources, Kumar along with six others have been charged of defrauding from ORHDC on the […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Two more cases registered against Minister Badri Patra’s son

Keonjhar: Two days after police arrested Debasish Patra, son of School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra, Ghasipura police and Ramachandrapur police registered two more cases against the former. As per a complaint filed by Anandpur municipality vice-chairman Suresh Sahu, police have registered a case against 15 persons along with Debashish. This apart, another […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Fake currency racket busted in Kalahandi; 2 arrested

Kalahandi: In another breakthrough, police busted a fake currency note racket in Dharmagarh of Kalahandi district on Friday. While two persons have been arrested in the case, fake notes worth Rs 17,000 were seized from their possession, sources said. The two arrested persons- Rajendra Bhoi and Kulmani Naik, have been identified to be the residents […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021