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Odisha Police Crime Branch Seizes Live Pangolin, 3 Arrested

Three persons were arrested by a Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police Crime Branch on Friday in connection with smuggling of pangolin.

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STF Arrests Two Aides Of Gangster Tito In Land Grabbing Case

The Special Task Force of Odisha Crime Branch arrested two associates of notorious gangster Tito alias Seikh Usman Ali in connection with a land grabbing case registered in 2018.

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Odisha Govt Approves Dedicated Anti-Drug Trafficking Unit, 27 New Posts In STF

Odisha Government has approved as many as 27 new posts including a post of SP and three DSPs in the Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Police and sanctioned to set up a dedicated unit within STF to only target drug trafficking, informed DGP Abhay

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Two Firearms Smugglers Arrested By Crime Branch STF; Guns & Ammunitions Seized

Bhubaneswar: In a major breakthrough, a Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested two inter-state gun smugglers while they were cracking a deal with some buyers…

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14-Kg Live Pangolin Rescued In Cuttack; Crime Branch STF Nabs Accused

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch successfully rescued a live pangolin following a raid at Abhimanpur in Cuttack district on Friday. A senior STF official informed…

Cargo Theft Racket Busted In Odisha, Ferro-Chrome Worth Rs 2 Crore Seized
Cargo Theft Racket Busted In Odisha, Ferro-Chrome Worth Rs 2 Crore Seized

Cuttack: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch busted an inter-state racket involving theft of Ferro-chrome in Cuttack and arrested six persons in this connection. A huge quantity…

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Major Gun Running Racket Busted In Odisha, 2 Criminals Arrested; 8 Pistols Seized

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch arrested two arms smugglers following a raid near Sikharghat bridge under Niali police limits in Cuttack district on Friday. The…

HELPLINE
Rise In Wildlife Crimes In Odisha: Crime Branch STF Starts Helpline

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has been witnessing a steep rise in the instances of wildlife crimes which was again evident after the Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch seized a leopard skin at Bolagarh in Khordha district on Wednesday. Though the STF has so far managed to nab a number of poachers and traders of […]

Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized In Balasore, 2 Arrested
Crackdown On Drug Racket: Over Rs 1 Cr Of Brown Sugar Seized In Odisha

Balasore: A Special Task force (STF) team of the State Crime Branch seized around 1.5 kgs of Brown sugar from a person in Balasore on Wednesday. The approximate market value of the contraband seized is estimated to be over Rs 1 Crore. Acting on a tip from a source, the STF team launched an operation […]

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Odisha STF Seizes Brown Sugar From Cuttack Hotel, Two Arrested

Cuttack: A team of Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch arrested a hotel owner and its employee in Ankula near Athgarh on old Cuttack-Sambalpur road after seizing 164 grams of brown sugar from their possession. The approximate market value of the contraband recovered is estimated to be over Rs 7 Lakh. STF seized 164 […]

LEOPARD-SKIN
Odisha: Crime Branch STF Seizes Leopard Skin In Nuapada, 2 Arrested

Nuapada: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Monday arrested two persons on the charges of possessing a leopard skin and other incriminating materials. The accused – Saburban Singh Deo and Samansingh Majhi were arrested following a raid by a special team of the STF at Palaspada chhak under Sinapali police limits in […]

Brown-sugar
Odisha: Brown Sugar Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized In Bhadrak

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Tuesday seized brown sugar weighing 1.14 kg following a raid in Bhadrak on Monday. The cost of the narcotics in the international market is believed to be over Rs 1 crore. As per reports, a team of STF conducted a raid at Bhadrak-Chandbali road after […]

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Odisha: Fake Gutkha & Tobacco Products Worth Rs 10 Lakh Seized After Raids In Balasore

Balasore: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Sunday conducted raids at two different places in Jaleswar area, and seized gutkha and tobacco products worth over Rs 10 lakh. Acting on a tip-off, a special team of STF conducted raids in different places of Jaleswar in Balasore district as part of its crackdown […]

Brown Sugar Worth Rs 10 lakh Seized In Bhubaneswar, Woman Arrested
Brown Sugar Worth Rs 10 lakh Seized In Bhubaneswar, Woman Arrested

Bhubaneswar: Intensifying crackdown on the illegal trade of narcotics in Odisha, the special task force (STF) of the State Crime Branch assisted by the Commissionerate Police seized 102 grams of brown sugar worth around Rs 10 lakh from Narayan Basti in Unit 8 area here on Tuesday. A woman peddler has been apprehended in connection […]

LAM-COKE
Cargo Theft Racket: STF Seizes Lam Coke Worth Over 13 Lakh, 10 Arrested

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Sunday busted a cargo theft racket and arrested 10 persons in this connection from Cuttack district. As per reports, a team of STF had conducted a raid at Baba Dhabaleswar Coal Dipot after getting reliable inputs regarding organised cargo theft and illegal unloading of costly […]

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Crackdown On Narcotics Trade In Odisha: Over 1.3 Kg Brown Sugar Seized In Khordha

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch is now on a mission mode to wipe out illegal narcotics trade in Odisha. The probe agency on Thursday seized Brown Sugar weighing 1 kg 310 grams following a raid in Khordha district. A peddler, identified as SK Anwar of Kaipadar area has been arrested in […]

CRIME-GRAPH
Flashback 2020: Pari Murder, IIFL Loot And Series Of Sensational Day-light Crimes Bring Home Fear Factor

Bhubaneswar: Going by the recent claims made by Abhay, the chief of Odisha police, 2020 was more or less peaceful in so far as the law and order and overall crime graph in the State was concerned. Despite the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Odisha Police carried out its’ duty diligently […]

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Odisha Crime Branch STF Seizes Brown Sugar Worth Rs 25 Lakh, 1 Held In Khordha

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of the State CID, Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested a drug peddler from Khordha district following seizure of 302 grams brown sugar from his possession. As per reports, the accused Akhay Baliarsingh was nabbed by a team of the STF while he was trying to strike a deal of […]

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Illegal Gemstones Racket In Odisha: Teacher Among Two Held, BJP Turns Heat On Minister & MP

Rayagada: A government teacher was among two persons who were arrested for their alleged involvement in the illegal gemstones trade in Rayagada district. The accused have been identified as Radhamohan Mahana of Boudh and Subhash Ratnalu of Muniguda area, police said on Thursday. As per reports, Radhamohan is a teacher at a government school and […]

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Congress Alleges BJD Link Behind Illegal Gemstones Trade, Demands Odisha Minister's Scalp

Rayagada: Political circles are now heating up in Odisha over the seizure of precious gemstones worth around Rs 1.5 crore in Rayagada with the Congress alleging involvement of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in the illegal trade. The Congress has alleged that the accused Jitendra Kumar Behera, who has been arrested by the Special […]

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Precious Gemstones Worth Over Rs 1.5 Crore Seized In Odisha

Rayagada: In a major crackdown, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Odisha Crime Branch on Monday seized 150 kilograms of gemstones worth Rs 1.5 crore following a raid in Rayagada district. The raid was conducted following a tip-off that huge quantities of semi-precious gemstones have been stashed at a godown allegedly belonging to a […]

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Counterfeit Currency Printing Unit Unearthed In Sambalpur, 3 Held

Jharsuguda: A team of Banharpali police in Jharsuguda busted a fake currency note-printing unit in Sambalpur. Three persons have been arrested on the charges of printing duplicate Indian Currency Notes (FICN). The cops seized fake currency notes worth Rs 96,000 in Rs 500 and Rs 100 denominations. The three accused held have been identified as […]

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Leopard Skin Seized In Bhubaneswar, Driver Of Pvt Varsity Held

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Tuesday seized a leopard skin and held one person in this connection following a raid in Baramunda area of the capital city. The arrested person identified as one Prasant Nayak belongs to Karanjia in Mayurbhanj district. According to sources in STF, Prasant is working as […]

STF & Balasore Police Seize Over 1 Kg Brown Sugar, 3 Peddlers Arrested
STF & Balasore Police Seize Over 1 Kg Brown Sugar, 3 Peddlers Arrested

Balasore: In another major crackdown on drugs trading, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch along with Balasore Police has seized 1.105 kg brown sugar worth over Rs 1 crore following a raid at Sahadevkhunta area here on Friday. Three drug peddlers – Sk Jamir alias Chhotu of Masjid Gali, Arada Bazar; Prabhat […]

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Odisha: CB Claims Record Brown Sugar Seizure In 2020 Amid Questions Over Low Conviction Rate

Bhubaneswar: Tightening the noose around the drug peddlers, the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch, Odisha claims to have marked a significant achievement in the seizure of contrabands in a single year. Former officials have however raised concerns over CB not reaching the endpoint of the investigations. So far in 2020, the STF has […]