Special Task Force

Royal Bengal Tiger skin seized Boudh district in Odisha, third in less than a month

Sources said acting on intel regarding smuggling of a big cat skin, the STF with the help of Boudh Forest Division staff formed a team to carry out raid near Saluki bridge.

published on : 5th January 2023

Another accused in Royal Bengal Tiger hide racket held in Odisha

He was identified as Purna Chandra Majhi alias Chagulu of Sasangabeda village within Udala police limits.  

published on : 1st January 2023

STF trains revenue staff to detect extremist infiltration in villages

This awareness is essential for the revenue officers working among the people in reserve and remote villages.

published on : 27th November 2022

New wing to tackle radical elements in Tamil Nadu, to be similar to ATS

After the Coimbatore serial blasts in 1998, State police formed a special division in SB-CID to gather intelligence on religious fundamentalists.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Police schemes draw a blank as drug trade proliferates in Odisha

The situation has only grown grim as drug kingpins continue to target the young population.

published on : 12th September 2022

Charred remains of 2 elephants recovered from Kolagaon forests in Sambalpur division

On being informed about illegal disposal of elephant carcasses, the STF team launched a joint operation with the field staff of Sambalpur forest division and veterinary officials.

published on : 25th July 2022

Haryana STF arrests five members of Lawrence Bishnoi gang, six luxury cars recovered

The STF team received specific input regarding the movement of the accused in Bahadurgarh.

published on : 11th July 2022

Drug peddlers of Buguda to lose ill-gotten assets worth Rs 3 crore

Last month, the STF had recommended for attachment of the property worth around `5.50 crore of drug peddler Rajanikant Patnaik and his relatives of Khajapalli in Khalikote block.

published on : 28th June 2022

Special Task Force drones to scan buildings in Chennai for fire safety

Fire consultant V Sivaramakrishnan said that drones cannot find out whether the sprinklers are working or are they connected to the water pump.

published on : 14th June 2022

STF carries out first pre-trial disposal of seized contraband

Sources said about 4,500 quintal ganja and 104 kg brown sugar seized in the last three years are piled up in various courts/police station malkhanas.

published on : 12th June 2022

STF inspects four high-rise buildings in Chennai

The Special Task Force constituted to crackdown on illegal buildings across the city on Wednesday again inspected four high-rise buildings, according to Chief Planner C Prem Anand Surendran.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Punjab: Bust drug mafia or face action, Mann tells cops

He also asked the officers to immediately swing into action in case someone lodges any complaint about drug trafficking. 

published on : 13th May 2022

Four naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Bihar

IG of Patna frontier of SSB, Sanjay Kumar, said that an operation was launched in Valmiki Tiger Reserve areas under the limits of Lokaria PS in Bagaha Police District on Thursday night. 

published on : 10th July 2020

Gorakhpur tragedy: Uttar Pradesh STF arrests accused Dr Kafeel Khan

The court has ordered Non-Bailable warrants against seven accused including Dr Kafeel Khan and Dr Satish.

published on : 2nd September 2017