Bangladeshi sex racket in Bhubaneswar: STF nabs one more broker

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Odisha Crime Branch on Monday arrested one more accused in connection with engagement of Bangladeshi women in sex trade in Bhubaneswar, taking the total number of arrest to five. STF sleuths nabbed Keshab Sahoo while he was trying to hand over a girl to a customer. Sahoo […]

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Ex-Odisha MLA Anup Sai has killed Kalpana & her daughter to avoid marriage: C’garh police

Bhubaneswar: Senior leader Anup Sai himself planned and executed the twin murders of a 35-year-old woman and her 14-year-old daughter in the forests of Raigarh in Chhattisgarh, bordering Jharsuguda district in May 2016, informed Raigarh SP Santosh Singh in a press conference in Raigarh on Friday. Singh said Sai had a live-in relationship with the […]

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Ex- MLA Anup Sai arrested in mother-daughter murder case

Bhubaneswar: Former MLA Anup Sai, who was earlier detained by Chhattisgarh police in connection with a double murder case since Wednesday night, was arrested on Thursday, informed Raigarh SP Santosh Kumar Singh. The former lawmaker was picked up by police personnel of Chhattisgarh’s Chakradhar Nagar Police on Wednesday night from his residence in Jharsuguda for […]

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Market Building violence mastermind arrested

Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Commissionerate Police has Gopinath Nayak, the alleged mastermind in the Market Building violence in which over 30 makeshift shops were damaged and many people sustained injuries. Nayak was apprehended from Gajpati by a team of policemen of the Capital police station here, said Commissioner of Police Sudhanshu Sarangi in a tweet […]

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Youth jumps before moving train after recording video, blames ‘lover’

Cuttack: A youth committed suicide after recording a video and blaming his ‘lover’ for him taking the drastic step. After turning off the video, he allegedly jumped in front of moving train on the embankment of Taladana Canal near Matru Bhavan on Saturday afternoon. Maonj Swain was a resident of Niali area in Cuttack district. […]

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Woman journalist attacked in Esplanade Mall for shooting parking fee collection

Bhubaneswar: A woman journalist was allegedly assaulted by employees of the Esplanade Mall in Rasulgarh area under Saheed Nagar police station here. Police have registered a case in this regard and detained one person. The crew from the Argus News Web Channel comprising reporter Swati Jena and cameraman Pramod Mohapatra visited the Esplanade Mall to […]

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“Half Pant Babu”, “Nil” arrested for links with notorious drug smuggler Sk Raja

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of CID Odisha has arrested “Half Pant Babu” alias Basant Behera and “Nil” alias Niladri Das for their alleged links with notorious drug smuggler Sk Raja of Balasore, who was arrested in September this year. One Yamaha scotty, three mobiles and some incriminating documents were seized from their possession. […]

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