The incidents of molestation and sexual harassment have also increased.
Raja, a native of Jankia in Khurda district is absconding, while the six others including two women have been arrested by police.
Four persons injured as they were hacked with sharp weapons over personal enmity at Station Square
Five criminals snatched a gold chain from a retired district judge in Bhubaneswar in broad daylight on Wednesday.
A rape accused, who was on the run for the last five years, was arrested from a house in Bhubaneswar on Friday night.
The City police on Wednesday arrested two persons including a woman and seized 550 gram of brown sugar, worth over Rs 50 lakh, and cash of Rs 34.80 lakh from their possession.
In the last four months, the Cyber help desk of Bhubaneswar urban police district has received maximum fraud calls related to updating KYC for debit/credit cards.
Autorickshaw driver was trying to speed away when the policeman signalled him to stop, police said.
In Bhubaneswar, the cops cannot seem to enforce lockdown during the day. And in the night, the men in khaki do not know how to check anti-socials either.
Kartik sustained head and stabbing injuries and was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed on Tuesday.
The victim, who belonged to Bhat Mohalla in Bhadrak district, and the accused were working as labourers in the city and they had a minor scuffle few months back.
Police said the accused, Ajay Moharana of Ganjam district and Anup Bar of Purba Medinipur in West Bengal had a business rivalry with the deceased.
In a shocking incident, a man allegedly forced a liquor bottle into his wife’s private parts after she refused to get into prostitution.
The Bhubaneswar Police has recently registered a gang-rape case following complaint by a woman staying in Haldipadia Basti.