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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Odisha now a major hub of stolen idols: INTACH

Bhubaneswar: Convenors from different chapters of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) have expressed grave concern on the rising cases of temple thefts across Odisha, blaming the Government to enforce strict  laws. Speaking at the annual INTACH State Conveners’ conference on Friday here, the participants demanded immediate measures to stop the […]

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Top cop mantra for student leaders  

Bhubaneswar: Crime Branch CID IG Arun Bothra on Saturday called upon student leaders to maintain discipline and punctuality and understand responsibility to achieve the goal of the student community. Addressing students on the occasion of investiture ceremony of the newly selected student council of DAV Public School, Chandrasekharpur here, Bothra advised the students to follow […]

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Leopard hide smuggling row: STF arrests two cops in Odisha

Deogarh: A Jail Warder and a Havildaar were arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch in connection with seizure of leopard skin last month at Barkote in Deogarh district. With the arrest of Rourkela Special Jail Warder Rashmi Ranjan Mishra and IRB Havildar Likul Kumar Sahu today, nine persons have so far […]

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Final chargesheet submitted in Patnagarh wedding gift blast

Patnagarh: The Crime Branch on Thursday submitted in court the final chargesheet in the sensational Patnagarh wedding gift blast in which two persons, including the groom were killed on February 23 last year. The 65-page charge sheet was submitted at the Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate court at Patnagarh in Bolangir district. The Crime Branch has included […]

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