Tag: Police

Vizag police in Odisha to probe Odia student death

Bhubaneswar: A three-member team of Vizag police visited Chandrasekharpur police station today and collected information on the death of Odia student Shreyas allegedly due to ragging at college hostel in Visakhapatnam. The team led by IIC of PM Palem police station in Vizag also visited the hospital where Shreyas was undergoing treatment. The investigating officials […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Police-villagers face-off during protest against Kanas tehsildar

Puri: Tension prevailed during a protest by Kanas Nagarika Manch demanding immediate transfer of the tehsildar. According to reports, a scuffle ensued between the agitators and police after the former tried to storm into the tehsildar’s office by breaking security barricades that were put up by cops keeping in view the demonstration today. The Kanas […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Miscreants loot Rs 25 lakh from cash van in Odisha

Rourkela: Unidentified miscreants looted Rs 25 lakh on gunpoint from a cash van near Sorada under Bisra police limits in Rourkela yesterday. According to reports, four bike borne miscreants looted the cash after intercepting the cash van of State Bank of India (SBI) and terrorizing the staff on gunpoint. The incident occurred at around 9 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man ends life over marital dispute

Puri: A marital discord turned tragic after a man committed suicide allegedly by hanging himself at Gadabhingura village under Puri Sadar Police Station in the district today. Santanu Patra who had some dispute with his wife, was found hanging from a tree in the village, police said. He reportedly explained the reasons in his Facebook […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Students punished for name-calling cop as 'Mamu'

Balasore: Four students of a private college in Jamusoli of the district were made to do ‘sit-ups’ as a punishment for calling a police personnel ‘Mamu’ on Tuesday. Besides, the four students were allegedly beaten up by the police constable, Deepak Pradhan of Jamakunda outpost here. When Pradhan blew the horn of his bike while […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Police, Public face off during public hearing on cement plant

Athagarh: A public hearing on proposed plant of UltraTech Cement near Khamara Nuagaan here in Cuttack district was disrupted following a scuffle between police and local residents on Thursday. The tussle ensued after police intervened in a quarrel between two rival groups over the establishment of the industry. Tension mounted further when the cops used […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Police SI shot at, injured by ganja smugglers

Jeypore: A sub-inspector of Machkund Police station here was injured critically after some ganja smugglers opened fire at the police van near Jalaput village in Koraput district last night. SI Pradeep Nayak sustained grievous injuries on neck and was admitted to district headquarters hospital. The incident took place after a team of police led by […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
244 platoons force deployed, 112 criminals detained for peaceful Dussehra in Odisha

Cuttack: Intensifying crackdown against anti-socials across the State, Odisha police has arrested 112 criminals out of total 1,068 identified habitual offenders under Section 110 of CrPC to ensure peaceful Dussehra and immersion. Speaking at a press meet, DGP RP Sharma said as many as 21 persons have been arrested so far for forcefully collecting donations […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Armed miscreants sneak into ladies hostel; nabbed after SOS call

Bhubaneswar: Once again safety of girls in Smart City Bhubaneswar has come under scanner after two miscreants sneaked into a ladies hostel and misbehaved with inmates on Friday. The shocking incident was reported from Buddha Park area under Chandrasekharpur police limits. According to reports, two youths entered the ladies hostel, misbehaved and looted an inmate […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Maoists & security forces use video promotion to win tribals’ trust

Bhubaneswar: With a motive to win hearts and minds of innocent people especially in tribal dominated naxal-hit areas, Maoists and security forces have taken to a novel and revolutionary approach other than gun battle to woo locals. Call it electronic or digital warfare, both the forces have prepared documentaries and are displaying them to win […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Forceful collection of puja donation to attract extortion case

Bhubaneswar: In view of forceful collection of donation during the festive season, Police have decided to act tough against the puja committees, clubs and other cultural organisations that resort to such practice during religious festivals. DGP KB Singh has issued a circular to Inspector Generals, SPs and all police stations to register extortion cases against […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Dead body remains unattended for 20 hrs at Anandpur hospital

Keonjhar: Anandpur sub-divisional hospital here today witnessed an unpleasant scene as a dead body remained unattended for over 20 hours since doctors declared him dead. The family members of the deceased alleged that they have not been handed over the body in absence of police. “We are waiting till police reach the hospital. We spent […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
CPR training for police officials in city

Bhubaneswar: A training session for police officials on tricks and techniques to treat victims of  accident or any untoward situation via Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) was conducted at Biju Patnaik Police Academy here on Thursday. “It gives us a sense of satisfaction If we are able to save someone’s life. It can be considered as the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Harassment case against police: Woman, 2 kids go missing in Pattamundai

Pattamundai: The woman who had brought sexual harassment allegation last month against the Inspector-In-Charge (IIC) of Pattamundai police station is missing along with her two daughters since last three days. Family members of the woman have lodged a complaint alleging they have been kidnapped by the concerned IIC Ramesh Chandramukhi. Earlier in June, the woman […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021