Tag: Stf

Odisha: 2 Arrested For Impersonating As STF Officials

Balasore: Khantapada Police arrested two youths from Shergad toll plaza near Soro in Balasore district for allegedly impersonating as police officials, sources said on Tuesday. As per reports, the miscreants who originally hail from Ganjam district and were staying in Baripada confessed to the crime. The duo said they wanted to join the police force […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Crime Branch STF Seizes Leopard Skin, Smuggler Arrested

Sambalpur/Sonepur: In a major breakthrough, Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch arrested a smuggler with a leopard skin near Sambalpur-Sonepur border on Tuesday. According to reports, the STF conducted raid in Sambalpur-Sonepur border area and seized the leopard skin meant for illegal selling. On the other hand, an STF official stated, “we had intelligence […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Illegal Arms Racket Busted In Odisha; 8 Guns, 12 Rounds Of Ammunition Seized

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the festive season, the Special Task Force (STF) of the Odisha Police Crime Branch busted an illegal weapon-supply racket on Friday by arresting two dealers from the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. Eight firearms including two pistols, five revolvers (country-made) and a rifle and 12 rounds of live ammunition were seized from the two […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Duplicate Zarda Manufacturing Unit Busted In Odisha

Jajpur: In a major crackdown, Jenapur police on Monday busted a duplicate zarda (tobacco) manufacturing unit following a raid at Malahat village in Jajpur district. As per reports, the illegal zarda manufacturing unit was operating for the past few months in the area. On getting information, a police team led by Jajpur SDPO conducted a […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
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…

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Leopard skin seized
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 […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021