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Ganja Worth Rs 3 Crore Seized In Ganjam

Ganjam: Despite a regular crackdown by police and Excise officials, smuggling of ganja and other contraband items continues unabated in different parts of the State. In the latest instance, over 30 quintals of ganja (dry cannabis) worth around Rs 3 crore was seized at Krushnapur village under Patapur Police Limits in the district on Monday. […]

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Odisha: Brown Sugar Worth Rs 1.2 Lakh Seized In Talcher, 1 Held

Angul: Excise department seized brown sugar worth Rs 1.2 lakh at Hatatota in Talcher on Friday and arrested one person in this connection. Acting on a tip-off, the Excise department officials raided the ITI square area and seized the contraband from the possession of the drugs peddler. A case under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances […]

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Odisha: Spurious Ghee Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized In Cuttack

Cuttack: In yet another crackdown on food adulteration, a joint team of Jagatpur Police and Food Safety officials on Monday busted a spurious ghee manufacturing unit in the Jagatpur Industrial area of the town. A huge quantity of spurious ghee worth over Rs 1 crore, chemicals, packing materials and machines were seized during the raid. […]

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Security Forces Exchange Fire With Maoists In Swabhiman Anchal; Explosives Seized

Malkangiri: A huge cache of arms and ammunition were seized after an exchange of fire that took place between security forces and Maoists in Bhimaram Reserve forest of Swabhiman Anchal in Malkangiri district. According to sources, an anti-Naxal operation was launched by the SOG and DVF teams of Odisha Police and BSF teams of Andhra […]

Odisha: Ganja Worth Rs 70 Lakh Seized

Koraput: Machhkund Police seized nearly 712 kilogram of ganja worth around Rs 70 lakh from a pickup truck near Bhedibada of the district on Saturday night. During night patrolling, police intercepted the vehicle near Bhedibeda as the ganja was being smuggled from Andhra Pradesh to Jeypore area. However, the driver managed to escape. According to […]

Bhubaneswar: Brown Sugar Worth Rs 6 Lakh Seized, 2 Held

Bhubaneswar: In a joint operation, the Quick Action Team (QAT) of Commissionerate Police and the Khandagiri Police seized 60 gram brown sugar worth Rs 6 lakh in the capital city and arrested two persons in that connection on Monday. Acting on a tip off about trade of narcotic substances the Quick Action Team conducted a […]

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Odisha: 262 Gram Brown Sugar Seized In Khordha, Two Arrested

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police Crime Branch on Sunday seized 262 gram brown sugar from Tapanga area in Khordha and arrested two persons in connection with the same. The arrested have been identified as Sk Talim and Sk Asif of Routapada village under Tangi block of Khurda district. Apart from the […]

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Nabarangpur: Three Leopard Skins Seized, 4 Arrested

In a time when wildlife smuggling is rampant in the state, the forest department personnel seized three leopard skins and arrested four persons in this case atTentulikhuntaunder Nabarangpur forest range on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, the forest officials raided two places and busted the wildlife smuggling racket. Two bikes have also been seized. Nabrangapur […]

Odisha: Cannabis Worth Rs 11 lakh Seized From Outskirts of Bhubaneswar, 1 Held

Bhubaneswar: In a major crackdown against the thriving narcotics trade in the state, Excise officials on Friday seized Ganja worth Rs 11 lakh rupees from the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. One person has been arrested in connection with the case. Acting on a tip-off, the officials raided a shop in Padampur area under Balipatna police limits […]

Odisha Farmers Stage Protests After Chhattisgarh Police Seizes Paddy

Jharsuguda: Expressing resentment over Chhattisgarh Police seizing a paddy-laden truck belonging to a farmer in Odisha, farmers in Jharsuguda today took to streets protesting the move. The agitating farmers today blocked Kanaktora-Ektal road. As per the allegations, on December 7, Jute Mill Police in Chhattisgarh seized a vehicle carrying 38 gunny bags of paddy belonging […]

Fake currency notes worth Rs 2.30 lakh seized in Odisha

Rayagada: Police have seized fake currency notes worth Rs 2.30 lakh from Tikiri area of Rayagada district and arrested one person in connection with the case. According to reports, all the currency notes are of Rs 2000 denomination. After getting a tip-off, police raided the residence of the accused Jogendra Nayak in Tikiri area and […]

Cattle-Laden Pickup Van Seized In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Tension ran high near Motel chhak in Bhadrak after locals today detained a pickup van allegedly involved in illegal cattle transportation. Suspecting that the cows were being illegally transported for slaughter, some youths intercepted the pickup van. It is being said that the cattle were being illegally transported from Jajpur to Kolkata. Getting information, […]

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 […]

Drugs worth Rs 25 cr seized in Delhi, 3 foreigners held

New Delhi: Delhi police have busted an international drug cartel and arrested three foreign nationals from capital’s Saket area. Heroin worth Rs 25 crore has been seized from the accused, police said on Saturday. The accused have been identified as Esmatullah (40), Khalilullah (22), from Afghanistan and Victor Osondu (37) from Nigeria. Deputy Commissioner of […]

145 kg ganja seized in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Intensifying its crackdown on ganja smuggling, Chitrakonda Police seized 145 kilogram ganja, which was being trafficked in a car, at Guntacheda in Malkangiri today. However, two persons who were transporting the contraband item were able to escape. Sources said that the ganja was being smuggled to Madhya Pradesh from Papulara of Chirtakonda. Speaking to […]

Man held while trying to deposit fake Rs 2000 notes

Balasore: The Balasore police today nabbed a man while trying to deposit fake notes amounting to Rs 44,000 at the Khirikana Cooperative Society in Soro. The accused, identified as Bishnu Nayak of Biranchipur village in the district, was trying to deposit 22 counterfeit notes of Rs 2000 denominations. Nayak was arrested after the Secretary of […]

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Fake notes seized in Baripada, Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In separate incidents, Odisha police arrested two persons for allegedly trying to circulate fake currency notes with a face value of nearly Rs 30,000 in Mayurbhanj and Bhubaneswar respectively. Sources said, a major fake currency racket has been busted with seizure of Rs 16,000 fake notes from one Sagen Tudu (21) by Baripada police […]

Rs 12.30 lakh seized from political party worker

Jharsuguda: With the Panchayat polls only four days away, police today seized Rs 12.30 lakh from the house of a worker of a political party in Kandheikela village. Talking to the media, Jharsuguda SP Uma Shankar Das said the police, acting on the allegation, raided the house of Debaraj Barik, worker of a political party […]

Railway staff held for gun running

Rourkela: Steel City police today arrested a Railway staff on the charge of gun running. The arrested man has been identified as Santosh Singh alias Santu Singh. Briefing media persons here, Ramesh Panigrahi, DSP, said as per preliminary investigation, Santu was involved in gun peddling for a long time and used to sell country-made guns, […]

Explosives recovered in Koraput

Jeypore: BSF personnel recovered a huge cache of explosives from inside a culvert in Koraput district today. Reports said the jawans of the 143 Battalion of BSF found a bag inside a culvert on the Tanginiguda-Dasamantapur road near Baipariguda while on a combing operation this morning. After opening the bag, they found a huge cache […]

Two bags of tobacco seized in raid on Balasore jail

Balasore: In a surprise raid, police seized two bags of tobacco from the District Jail here in the wee hours today. Giving details to the media, Amaresh Panda, DSP (Crime), Balasore, said considering that some high-profile criminals are now lodged in the District Jail, the Superintendent of Police decided to conduct a surprise raid on […]

Car used in murder of Dipu, Om seized in Sambalpur

Bhubaneswar: A day after getting the Dhalsamanta brothers – Sushil and Sushant – on a fresh five-day remand,the commissionerate police on Wednesday claimed to have secured clinching evidence of their involvement in the murder of Om Prakash Swain (Om) and Deepak Mallick (Dipu). Police said they have seized one of the two vehicles used in […]