Crime

Dreaded Criminal Injured In Police Encounter In Capital

Bhubaneswar: Janmejaya Rout, who was wanted in several cases including kidnapping and attempt to murder, was injured in a police encounter in Laxmisagar area of the Capital city late last night. The police opened fire at him when he attempted to escape.

Sources said when Janmejaya along with his two associates was attempting to kidnap a youth from Badagada area in a Bolero, two youths of Laxmisagar area tried to intercept them. However, the miscreants attacked the two youths with sharp weapons following which they sustained injuries.

Brown sugar seized in city, two peddlers held

Bhubaneswar: The joint team of Quick Action Team (QAT) and Khandagiri police on Saturday seized around 20 grams of brown sugar and arrested two person...

Minor's gang rape in Jaleswar: 20-year jail for two

Balasore: A special POCSO court here on Thursday sentenced two persons to 20 years imprisonment in connection with a gang rape case in Balasore distri...

Brown sugar seized in Khurda, two peddlers held

Khurda: Excise sleuths on Saturday seized brown sugar worth Rs 20 lakh from Baseli Sahi area in Khurda district arrested two peddlers in this connecti...

Crime Branch STF Nets Pangolin Smuggler

Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Friday arrested Jamshed, one of the key accused in the pangolin smuggling racket in Odish...