Odisha Crime

Crime graph up, rape cases rise by 11 per cent in Odisha: White Paper

The White Paper for 2021 was tabled in the Assembly ahead of discussion on demand for expenditure of the Home department.

published on : 21st July 2022

Fake loan app case: Bureau of Immigration issues lookout notice against three Chinese nationals

The agency had arrested the director of Goodstart Business private limited, Nitin Mallik, from New Delhi on July 13 in connection with the case.

published on : 18th July 2022

Odisha: Lookout notice issued against three Chinese nationals involved in fake loan app case

The three Chinese nationals were accused of running fake loan apps like Kredit Gold and harassing/extorting money from over 1 lakh customers in various parts of the country.

published on : 17th July 2022

Manas Swain murder: CB-CID names ex-Odisha Information Officer Niranjan Sethi named in chargesheet

Manas’ father Panchanan Swain had lodged a complaint in Chandbali police station alleging his son was kidnapped on February 7.

published on : 9th July 2022

Odisha Crime Branch's STF busts fake currency racket, arrests two accused

The accused were identified as Pattu Yadav (53) from Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Balaram Meher from Barpali here. 

published on : 8th July 2022

Odish Crime Branch's EOW arrests realtor for duping flat buyers

Sources said the real estate firm directors have duped many others to the tune of crores of rupees on the assurance of providing them flats under Basera Fresco and other projects.

published on : 18th June 2022

Series of robberies in Odisha's Jajpur town

At least three houses were burgled at Baidyanath Nagar within Jajpur Town police limits on Tuesday night. 

published on : 9th June 2022

Another political murder rocks Odisha's Ganjam

Behera killed in cold blood, Panigrahi sustains critical injuries

published on : 9th June 2022

Road accident in Odisha turns out to be murder, accused detained

The vehicle registration was found to have been blackened on front and a wrong plate was attached at the rear.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Two hacked to death in separate incidents in Odisha

Sources say, an argument broke out over a petty issue between the accused Golakha Mohanta and his wife Radhika on Wednesday morning.

published on : 19th May 2022

Man beaten to death in Odisha on suspicion of sorcery

As the proceedings of the panchayat began, the villagers blamed Madkami for practising sorcery and accused him of killing people.

published on : 19th May 2022

Student detained by mall manager rescued by Odisha Police

Though the amount was later reduced to Rs 25,000, the student said they did not set her free. Only when she sent an SOS to her friends, police rescued her.

published on : 19th May 2022

Bhubaneswar court orders release of Rs 20 lakhs frozen amount to hotel fraud victim

Anikesh had impersonated as a contractor involved in various projects of ITDC and while Chandan faked as a senior official of ITDC and Bikash claimed he was working as a clerk in the Corporation.

published on : 15th May 2022

Odisha Crime Branch arrests three for selling mobile numbers to cyber criminals 

The cyber fraudsters used to create fake WhatsApp accounts of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and requested money from a few MPs.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Odisha police's Crime Against Women and Children Wing registers first case

The objectives of this special wing are to monitor the investigation and supervision of special cases related to women and children besides, investigating other sensitive crimes.

published on : 1st March 2022