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Tag: Robbery

Miscreants loot Allahabad Bank in Balasore; locals block road demanding action

Balasore: Miscreants looted an unspecified amount of money from a branch of Allahabad Bank located near Parakhi under Sadar block of Balasore district after breaking the locks of its shutter late on Tuesday night. The matter came to light this morning after locals passing by the bank spotted the broken shutter and informed the police. […]

Miscreants break open Axis bank ATM, flee with cash

Kendrapara: Unidentified miscreants looted an Axis Bank automated teller machine (ATM) at Juna Chhak under Marshaghai police limits in the district after breaking it open late on Wednesday night. The matter came into light this morning after locals passing by the ATM spotted the broken kiosk and the damaged machine. Subsequently the locals informed the […]

Miscreants loot Rs 3 lakh near Jharsuguda Tehsil office

Jharsuguda: In a broad daylight robbery, two bike-borne miscreants decamped with a bag containing Rs 3 lakh from a car near Jharsuguda Tehsil office today. As per reports, one Suresh Chandra Sagar had gone inside the Tehsil office after leaving his bag with cash in his car. While Suresh was away, the miscreants broke the […]

Miscreants loot SUV, cash from DPC office staff in Sundergarh

Sundergarh: Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted a SUV, ATM card, mobile phones and cash worth Rs 1 lakh from a staff posted at District Project Coordinator’s office near Tamada under Gurundia police limits in Sundergarh district. According to sources, the miscreants reportedly looted cash while one Amartya Pradhan (IED Coordinator) along with an employee of DPC […]

Burglars decamp with ornaments from temple in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Unidentified miscreants looted gold and silver ornaments from a temple at Sarkar pada village under Jambu Marine police limits in the district late Wednesday night. According to reports, some miscreants tore open the roof and entered the sanctum sanctorum of Rameshwar temple situated in the area yesterday night. They looted the ornaments stashed inside […]

Foreign national robbed of valuables in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: With the Men’s hockey World Cup days away, incidents of foreign nationals being attacked do not send a good signal to those fans who plan a visit to the city to witness one of the biggest sporting events. A Norwegian woman on Saturday lodged a complaint with the police of being robbed of a laptop, the […]

Inter-state looters’ gang busted in Cuttack ; 7 arrested

Cuttack: In a major crackdown on anti-socials, the Commissionerate Police arrested seven members of an inter-state gang of looters from the town today. Sources said the city police had intensified patrolling while acting on a tip off about the movement of the dacoity gang in the city. A special squad of the police conducted raids […]

Miscreants loot Rs 19 lakh from Andhra Bank officials in Odisha

Bolangir: Miscreants looted Rs 19 lakh in broad daylight from the officials of Andhra Bank at Bangla Chowk of Deogaon in Bolangir today. The incident took place when the cashier and a peon of the bank were carrying cash in a van from Tushara branch to Bandhpada branch. Three robbers on a bike intercepted the […]

Commissionerate Police takes hi-tech thief Sanjay Nishank on 4-day remand

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today took Sanjay Kumar Nishank, the BBA graduate arrested on charges of looting properties worth over Rs 60 lakhs in the past one and a half year, on a 4-day remand for interrogation. Nishank, a resident of Atri village under Khurda police limits, will be interrogated to find out his connection […]

Robbers dig tunnel into shop, decamp with gold ornaments

Jatani: Gold ornaments worth lakhs of rupees were looted by robbers, who dug a 2-feet tunnel through a roadside drain to break into the Gold Plaza jewellery shop in Raja Bazar of Jatani yesterday. Police investigating the case with the help of a scientific team and sniffer dogs  have recovered a digging bar, hammer and […]

4 miscreants held while planning robbery

Khurda: The Khurda district police today nabbed four robbers from a house in Khurda Housing Board Colony while they were allegedly hatching a plot to execute a robbery. Acting on a tip-off, the cops arrested Pintu Majhi, Biswaranjan Samantsinghar, Anil Martha and Jaminikanta Sunderray. Besides a gun, two rounds of bullets, three motorcycles and mobile […]

Miscreants loot Rs 18 lakh at gun point in Bargarh

Bargarh: In an armed robbery, miscreants robbed nearly Rs 18 lakh from a private financial company in Bargarh town yesterday night. According to sources, some armed miscreants with their faces covered in clothes barged into the office of Bharat Finance Inclusion Limited situated nearly Bhatli Chhak on Friday night. When the three security guards present […]

Notorious robber nabbed in Cuttack

Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police has arrested notorious robber Hemant Das, who has more than 100 robbery and theft cases pending against him. As per police sources, Hemant has confessed to his involvement in several loot cases over the past 30 years. Cuttack DCP Akhileswar Singh informed that Hemant not only targeted houses but also people […]

Woman passenger robbed off gold in Bhubaneswar station; RPF nabs accused

Bhubaneswar: A special Taskforce of Railway Police today recovered gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 5 lakh which was looted from a woman passenger at the Bhubaneswar Railway station on Friday. As per sources, the woman travelling in Konark Express, arrived at the railway station from Visakhapatnam yesterday when one Rabi Nayak along with […]

Miscreants loot Rs 7.8L from toll plaza employee in Rourkela

Rourkela: In a broad daylight heist, three armed miscreants looted Rs 7.80 lakh from a toll plaza employee at gun point near Jhagarpur here today. As per sources, the employee was on his way to a bank to deposit the money when three bike-borne miscreants intercepted him. One of them brandished a gun while another […]

Miscreants loot gold from Cuttack temple in serial robbery

Cuttack: Miscreants looted gold and ornaments worth over lakhs of rupees from the Akhandalamani Temple in New LIC colony in Badambadi Area of Cuttack in a serial robbery in which three other houses in the area were targeted. According to sources, the miscreants also looted ornaments, cash and two motorcycles from the houses of three […]

Miscreants rob gold jewellery worth Rs 20L

Keonjhar: Two bike-borne miscreants looted gold ornaments worth Rs 20 lakh from a jeweler at Dhenkikote market under Ghatagaon police limits in Keonjhar today. According to reports, the incident occurred when the owner of Kailash Jewellers was opening his shop this morning. The miscreants came on a Pulsar bike and snatched away a bag containing […]

Robbery bid at Berhampur Post Office foiled 

Berhampur: A robbery attempt at Berhampur Post Office was foiled as some villagers managed to nab a miscreant while he was trying to escape with Rs 1.60 lakh from the cash counter today. According to sources, a female staff was working at the cash counter this morning. Finding her busy in her work, the miscreant […]

Series of robberies in a single night, police begins probe

Kendrapara: Unidentified robbers allegedly looted cash and gold ornaments from as many as three houses injuring a woman grievously in Talagaon under Patkura police limits of Kendrapara district late on Tuesday night. According to sources, in a series of robberies that took place within a span of few hours late last night, the miscreants first […]

Burla youth murder mystery: Son, daughter-in-law of employer arrested

Burla: The mystery behind the murder of a youth, working at the house of a contractor Ashok Singh, in Contractor Colony here was solved by Sambalpur police today. Investigations revealed that the youth Debraj was murdered by the son and daughter-in-law of Ashok. As per police reports, robbery appeared to be the motive behind the […]

Loot at bizman’s house: Five arrested, jewellery worth lakhs seized

Cuttack: Police today arrested five persons in connection with a robbery at the house of a Chauliaganj-based businessman, Purusottam Lal Kandoi. According to Police sources, the domestic help of Kandoi, Chandan Sahani was the mastermind who along with others carried out the robbery while family members were out of the city. As per the complaint, […]

Special 26
Inspired by 'Special 26', three criminals pretending to be CBI officers held

New Delhi: Three criminals of dreaded gangster Neeraj Bawania’s gang have been arrested after they, inspired by Bollywood movie “Special 26”, robbed a jeweller’s residence while impersonating CBI and Delhi Police officials, police said on Monday. The three identified as Neeraj, 38, Madan, 28, and Narender Vesnav, 30, were found involved in various daylight dacoities […]

Five highway robbers arrested in Khurda

Khurda: Police officials foiled a highway robbery bid, arresting five inter-district highway robbers from NH-16 near Ugratara temple in the district on Tuesday. The arrested, identified as Mohammed Arif, Jamshed Shah, Mohammed Rijuam, Tukuna Behera and Muna Sahu, reportedly operated in Khurda, Puri and Nayagarh districts and are alleged to be involved in around 12 […]

dhenkanal loot
Jewellery shop looted in broad daylight in Dhenkanal [WATCH]

Dhenkanal: A gang of five robbers broke into a jewellery shop near Muktapasi in the district here in broad daylight on Thursday and decamped with valuables. The audacity of the robbers has left people shocked in the area as they targeted the shop during daytime. The miscreants entered the shop and looted at gun point. […]

Criminals wanted in looting incidents arrested

Cuttack/Angul: Seven criminals wanted in several loot and robbery cases were nabbed by police in two separate incidents on Sunday. Lalbag police arrested one accused involved in looting silver accessories of Goddess Durga from Alisha Bazaar puja mandap in October 20 last year. Sources said a special team of the twin city police arrested the […]

Soro burglary
Miscreants loot cash, valuables from house in Soro

Soro: Unidentified miscreants looted cash and ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from the house of one Abhaya Kumar Mohapatra near Uttareswar market in Soro block of Balasore district today. As per the complaint, the robbery happened when Abhaya and his family members had gone to Puri. The miscreants entered their house by breaking open the […]

Alarm thwarts ATM heist

Koraput : An alarm at an ATM counter in a village in Odisha’s Koraput district thwarted attempts by miscreants to loot it here on Monday. The miscreants broke the shutters of the ATM counter at Jeypore in the early hours but failed to loot the cash as the alarm went off, IIC Jeypore sadar police […]

Bhadrak loot
CCTV footage shows loot during Bhadrak unrest

Bhadrak: In a shocking revelation, a close circuit television (CCTV) camera footage showed that the perpetrators of violence in the strife-torn town were also involved in robbery and loot during the unrest. A footage, which is in possession of OTV, shows a clear picture of agitators robbing a mobile phone shop. The incident has been […]

Dhenkanal toy gun heist
Toy guns help miscreants loot Rs 4.8L from HDFC Bank

Dhenkanal: Four persons brandishing toy guns robbed the HDFC Bank branch located at Siminai under Dhenkanal Town police limits today afternoon. According to sources, the miscreants looted cash to the tune of Rs 4.8 lakh from the customers as well as the officials of the branch. “Four persons entered the bank between 12 noon and […]

Kim Kardashian's anxiety struggle

Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian says she wanted to disappear from spotlight after being robbed in Paris last year. The 36-year-old has battled anxiety since being robbed at gunpoint in Paris. She says her fragile state of mind even led her to prematurely leave one of her husband’s gigs, reports people.com. “I just want […]

Cash looted from ATM in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Unidentified persons today broke open an SBI ATM and decamped with cash, police said. The incident took place at Chhatta chowk on the NH-5(A). The thieves broke open the ATM around 2.45 AM by using a gas cutter, Derabish police station Inspector Umakant Nayak said. “The exact amount of money stolen from the ATM […]

Bargarh Firing
Bargarh: Bihar youths shot at; robbed

Bargarh: Unidentified miscreants shot at a youth belonging to Bihar and robbed him off Rs 18,000 cash and mobile phone late on Wednesday night. As per allegations, two youths belonging to Chapra in Bihar were on the way to Puri on a motorcycle last night when two unidentified miscreants came on a bike and intercepted […]

YB Khurania
Special drive to curb drug peddling, illegal firearms trade in capital city: CP

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police would launch a special drive to curb drug peddling and illegal firearms trade in the state capital. Apart from this emphasis would be given traffic control and protection to women and senior citizens, said Police Commissioner YB Khurania today. Giving a detailed account of the annual crime rate in the twin […]

Mobile snatching: Speed biker gang busted in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Armed with fast motorbikes, this group of snatchers swoops down on their victims on the move. By the time the victim or even the police realizes, they vanish into the thin air with their motorcycles. With the arrest of two minors involved in a series of mobile snatching incidents in the Capital city today, […]

Nayagarh quadruple murder: CB arrests four dacoits

Nayagarh: The Crime Branch (CB) of Odisha Police on Friday arrested four persons involved in the murder of four members of a family at Chandpur in Nayagarh district two years ago. The four arrested were hardcore dacoits of Ganjam and Jajpur districts. Notably, one Kasinath Patra, his daughter-in-law and two grand children of Shastri Nagar […]

Elderly woman killed while resisting robbers in Cuttack

Cuttack: In a shocking incident, a 65-year old woman was killed while resisting robbers at her residence in Bhagatpur area in Cuttack district.

Cash, jewellery robbed in broad daylight in Rourkela

In an armed daylight robbery, Rs 6 lakh in cash and gold jewellery were looted from a house located in Sector-6 of the Steel city on Saturday

Miscreants loot SBI ATM, set bank on fire

Puri: In a daring daylight robbery, some unidentified miscreants ransacked the State Bank of India (SBI) Automated Teller Machine (ATM) at Delanga Bazaar in Pipili and decamped with the cash. According to sources, soon after the loot, the ATM and the bank caught fire. Though the exact reason behind the outbreak of the fire is […]

Chilika MLA’s son hit by vehicle, robbed

Khurda: Chilika MLA Bibhuti Harichandan’s son Bibudh Harichandan was hit by a vehicle and was robbed of Rs 2.65 lakh on Sunday night. As per reports, Bibudh was returning from his petrol station to his house at Nachuni on a motor bike late on Sunday night. He was carrying Rs 2.65 lakh in cash with […]

Dacoits loot valuables, set woman on fire

Athagarh: Panic gripped Indupur village under Athagarh police station limits in Odisha’s Cuttack district after three dacoits set a woman on fire after looting ornaments from her house in a broad daylight today. Reports said the three unidentified dacoits barged into the house of Milan Kumar Parida after climbing the roof of the house. They […]