Tag: Police

Former Councillor arrested for conspiring to kill MLA

  Parlakhemundi: A former councillor has been arrested by the Parlakhemundi police for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to kill an MLA (Member of Legislative Assembly). The accused identified as G.Bijay Kumar has been forwarded to the court, informed sources. A complaint was filed by the concerned MLA based on a voice recording in which the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Police arrest 6 highway robbers in Odisha

  Balasore: Balasore Sadar police today arrested 6 highway robbers and seized 2 four-wheelers, 2 two-wheelers, 5 mobile phones and sharp weapons from their possession. While two persons were arrested in connection with a robbery executed on May 12 near National Highway 60, others were arrested in two different incidents near Soro. According to sources, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Commissionerate Police busts human trafficking racket in Bhubaneswar  

  Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today busted a human trafficking racket in Khandagiri area of Bhubaneswar. While six people have been arrested in this connection, efforts are on to bring two of the accused—Azgar Ali Sayyad and Sajid Ali Maniyar, in remand. Acting on a tip-off, a raid was conducted at a hotel during which […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Man killed daughter, 3 grandchildren; dumped bodies in Mahanadi: Police

  Paradip: Five days after bodies of a woman and her 3 children were found floating in Mahanadi River near Kujang in Paradip; police have arrested the accused, who happens to be the father of the murdered woman. According to the police, the accused, Akshay Sethi, in a bid to pocket Rs 3 lakh received […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
25 held for detaining cops in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: Police today detained as many as 25 people of Baneilata village under Hatibari police limits in Sundergarh district for ransacking police vehicle and holding seven cops hostage while the latter had gone to arrest a warrantee. Acting on a warrant issued by a court, the Hatibari police went to the village to arrest the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
7-year-old girl raped in Balasore

  Balasore: A seven-year-old girl has been allegedly raped under Soro police limits in Balasore district. The incident occurred when the minor girl had gone to attend a marriage function in the village, police said on Sunday. The accused Manindra Mallick from Purushotampur village allegedly abducted the minor girl and raped her near a lift […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Wanted criminal injured in police encounter

Kendrapara: Notorious criminal Seikh Lala, wanted in several cases was arrested by the Kendrapara police following an encounter near Alabanka under Sadar police station on Wednesday morning. Lala, who received bullet wounds on his left leg during the exchange of fire, has been admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital (SCBMCH) in Cuttack. Sources […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Adulterated cement racket busted in Cuttack, one arrested

  Cuttack: In a major crackdown, the Commissionerate Police, on Sunday unearthed an adulterated cement manufacturing factory in Jagatpur Industrial Estate near Cuttack and arrested the owner of the unit. As many as 7500 fake cement bags, 300 bags of different cement brands and machineries were seized during the raid. “Owner of the factory Lalit […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Man arrested for duping money by faking son's cancer

  Cuttack: A man was arrested today by the Cuttack police and forwarded to the court for duping money from people by faking his son’s cancer. The accused has been identified as Sukant Puhana from Gudari area of Bhadrak. According to sources, Puhana lied to an employee of a private media house that his son […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
4-yr-old girl raped by minor boy in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: In yet another shocking incident, a four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 14-year-old boy in Mahakalpada area of Kendrapara district on Friday. The matter came to light after the family members lodged a complaint at the Marsaghai police station today. As per sources, the incident occurred on April 20 when the girl had […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Minor girl abandoned by parents for eloping with lover

Angul: A minor girl was abandoned by her parents after she eloped with a youth of another caste at Karadapala under Pallahara block of Angul district. Sources said the minor girl had left home with her lover. Later the girl was rescued by police after a complaint was lodged. “He had taken away my daughter […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Kunduli case: Congress to launch state-wide agitation from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Alleging sheer negligence in the investigation of Kunduli gang rape and suicide case, the Congress party is all set to corner Odisha government by launching a state-wide agitation in a phased manner from tomorrow. At a press meet in Bhubaneswar, Congress MLA and party’s Dalit cell chief Krushna Sagaria on Sunday informed that the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Police threatened us to withdraw case: Kunduli gang rape victim's kin

Bhubaneswar: The relatives of the Kunduli gang rape victim have alleged that police had issued threats to the family to withdraw the case. A week after the victim was discharged from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, the police had come to her house in the middle of a night and threatened her along […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dreaded criminal arrested after encounter

Nayagarh: A notorious criminal was arrested after an encounter by police at Lenkudipada in Nayagarh district last night. The criminal, identified as Suresh Rout of Poibadi under Daspalla police limits was planning for a dacoity at Baramasi area near Lenkudipada. Police received a tip off about his movement and raided the area accordingly. Suresh opened […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Acid attack survivors in Odisha still hounded by tormentors

Cuttack: Acid attack survivors of Berhampur and Kalahandi, who are yet to come to terms with the brutality meted out to them, are still grappling with the violence of their tormentors. These survivors, still undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College in Cuttack, are putting up with threats from their tormentors who are roaming free. “My […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021