Odisha police

Two gang-rapes within hours shock Odisha's Mayurbhanj

The first incident occurred at Raruan police limits where the victim’s hitchhike home after attending a Dussehra event ended horribly.

published on : 17th October 2021

Woman, minor son kidnapped from Odisha's Jajpur, rescued in Chhattisgarh

The kidnappers took the mother-son duo to Chhattisgarh in a vehicle and while moving through Sareipali came across a police patrol vehicle.

published on : 17th October 2021

Odisha: Cuffs on couple, son for daughter-in-law’s death

Biridi police arrested an elderly couple along with their son from Hajipur on charges of murdering the daughter-in-law over alleged extra-marital affair in August.

published on : 12th October 2021

Chhattisgarh leader among two women Maoists to surrender before Odisha Police

Gita Podiami of Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district and Debe Podiami of Malkangiri's Kalimela area surrendered before DGP Abhay at Sunabeda in Koraput.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Human Rights Protection team in Odisha's Bargarh to probe custodial death

The team also visited Bargarh police station as part of the investigation process but refused to divulge any details. 

published on : 2nd October 2021

Odisha custodial death: Five cops shunted, Bargarh SP Rahul Jain initiates probe

In a letter to the Addl DGP (Human Rights Protection Cell), the SP requested for an inquiry into the matter basing on the petition filed by deceased Gobinda Kumbhar's wife Rubi Kumbhar.

published on : 27th September 2021

Odisha enforces strict adherence to SOPs during rescue operations after Mundali mishap

Special Relief Commissioner PK Jena asked the Addl DGP (Law and Order) to religiously follow the SOPs for deployment of ODRAF teams in search and rescue operations.

published on : 26th September 2021

DRDO espionage case: One of 5 accused received money from Dubai account

The informers had initially established links through Facebook messenger before exchanging information frequently through WhatsApp, Crime Branch ADG Sanjeeb Panda said.

published on : 21st September 2021

Odisha police book BJD leader Pranay Sahu, three others for misbehaviour with cops

ASI Pramod Patra lodged a complaint against BJD leader Pranay Sahu and Deben Joshi of Kandumunda, Rabi Thakur of Jamutbahal besides Kainru Sahu of Gourenmunda in Gaisilet police station on the day.

published on : 20th September 2021

Odisha forest official death: DFO, cook undergo lie-detector test

Though details of the test are yet to be known, reports of alleged mismatch of statements of the DFO and cook have surfaced.

published on : 19th September 2021

Odisha to recruit 500 traffic police every year

As many as 2,569 road accidents deaths have been recorded in the six months as against 2,062 deaths during the same period last year.

published on : 18th September 2021

6 cops suspended for assault on ex-serviceman

When ex-serviceman Manoranjan Rout was stopped for not wearing a helmet, he allegedly threw the fine amount on the face of a policeman. This reportedly agitated the police and made them attack him.

published on : 10th September 2021

Senior YSR Congress leader arrested by Odisha Crime Branch in chit fund scam

CBI had in 2016 raided Prasad’s house and offices in connection with the alleged Rs 1,200 crore chit fund scam committed by Wellfare Building and Estates in Odisha and Jharkhand among other states.

published on : 8th September 2021

YSRC leader arrested by Odisha cops for alleged involvement in Rs 1,200 crore chit fund scam

A special team of the Odisha CID crime branch police led by inspector TR Sahu took Vijaya Prasad into custody on Monday as part of the investigation into the cases registered against him in July 2019

published on : 7th September 2021

Over 1 tonne ganja seized in Odisha's Koraput, third big haul in a week

The worth of the seized contraband is estimated to be around Rs 1 crore.

published on : 7th September 2021
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