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Raid on businessman’s house in Rourkela for making forgery in GST amount filing

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 08:28 Written by

Report;Rajesh Mohapatra,Odishabrta 

ROURKELA: Since the inception of GST in July last year, there are many corruption made by businessmen in GST filing and there were many raids all across the state. Yesterday, a raid was done in the house and other five place of the businessman involved in iron business in his Civil Township residence, JJJ-10 at Rourkela. The raid was carried on in the L N Shaw’s residence by GST Intelligence Department, Bhubaneswar, Members of Rourkela GST Commissioner office and members of DGCEI, Rourkela jointly after receiving complaint in Rourkela office of the GST department. Govt. officers have sized many valuable documents pertaining to this inspection and the raid will continue for the day and if possible for the next day also, said officers available there. Officers on duty in the raid have refused to share any information because it may affect the investigation badly. It was found earlier many unscrupulous businessmen are trying to own black money through evading taxes in different forms for a long time. This all was possible because of lack of proper governance and few drawbacks in the system.

Student found hanging in Odisha’s VSSUT

Friday, 18 May 2018 13:07 Written by


Burla: An engineering student was found hanging in hostel room of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) here today.

The college authorities and police rescued the student and rushed to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla where he was declared dead. 

The deceased was identified as Subhrajit Pradhan, a third year student in Civil trade.However, the cause behind his suicide is not yet ascertained by police. 

According to reports, Subhrajit was found hanging with a coarse cotton towel inside hostel room of the college here today.This is the second suicidal case reported from the premier engineering institute in a week raising suspicion on the college authorities.

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Married woman raped in Rourkela: rape victims increasing every day passed by in Odisha

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 07:19 Written by

Report;Rajesh Mohapatra,Odishabarta


RORUEKELA:In an untoward incident, a lady(name knowing not published)  aged  30 was brutally raped by four men on Sunday night after finding her alone in her residence in Munda Basti in Sector-6. Two of them have nabbed by police when other two are absconded. Sector-7 police is on action to trace the accused. The accused must have had the knowledge, that the husband of the victim was not present hence, this ghastly act took place. Locals are annoyed with the happening and pressurizing police to arrest other two who are still at large. The victim is undergoing treatment in RGH. Medical test of both victim and the accused have done in the hospital. These incidents have awakened the other families in the basti and people have started questioning the inability of the Govt. in the state because in recent months we have got much news where rape victims have increased multifold where victims are of different age brackets including children. On Wednesday evening one lady from Sambalpur who was mistakenly left by his husband was gang raped by six persons near Dhenkanal which was shocked everyone. The lady managed to reach her relative after a long struggle. These incidents are happening almost in a regular basis where the victims are mostly minors. A six year girl was raped and strangulated in the school campus in Cuttack recently and in another issue a four year girl was raped by a minor boy in Tikhiri village in Kendrapara. There are also other news,  one minor girl was raped for days by an youth in Udayapur village under Patna police limits of Keonjhar and after pressure from the family members the accused was arrested, similarly an widow was raped by an youth in Mangarajpur village under Ranpur of Nayagarh two days back. These issues have raised eyebrows of the people of Odisha, people are now asking what Govt. of Odisha is doing. Administration in the state has collapsed and every parent or the family members are now under a fear psychosis what to do, should they allow the girl child to go out of the house or not. Who will take care of them, when the department of police is in disastrous situation for providing required protection? Recently opposition has questioned the Govt. in assembly for their miserable governance to protect the women and girl child from rape. Why action is not being taken on due course of time. Few top politicians even go on commenting, Odisha under BJD has become worse than state like UP where rape cases are in huge numbers. People are now angry and asking questions to Naveen Patnaik for a good governance, he assured the people of the state from time to time. Nothing is happening on ground only voices and assurances on air, the ground reality is horrible.

Six Maoists gunned down in Odisha

Monday, 14 May 2018 07:22 Written by


Berhampur,Acting on a tip-off, an operation was launched by police and Special Operation Group (SOG) personnel in Sudukumpa forest of Kandhamal.At least six Maoists, including two women, were gunned down in separate encounters with security forces in Odisha's Kandhamal and Balangir districts today, while briefing to press DGP ,Odisha Dr RP Sharma said. Four Maoists, including two women, were killed at Sudukumpa forest in Kandhamal's Golanki village; two Maos’ were shot dead in Dudkamal village of Balangir district, in Odisha. 

In a separate communication DIG,(SR),Asish Singh said, during the operation, the Maoists, who were holding a meeting there, opened fire at the security personnel who retaliated. Still I personally monitoring the situation, Asish said. 

Bodies of four Maos were recovered from the encounter site. Eight rifles, including an AK-47 and an INSAS, ammunition and other materials were seized from the area, adding no security personnel was injured in the encounter.A massive combing operation has been launched in the area, and still continuing he added. 

Similarly in Balangir district, two Maoists, carrying a total bounty of Rs 9 lakh on their heads, were gunned down by security forces.Acting on an information, a team of CRPF and District Voluntary Force (DVF) officials carried out an operation in the forest areas near Dudkamal village of the district around 1.30 am.We had information that around a dozen left wing extremists (LWE) had assembled at a hideout near Dudkamal village. When the security personnel approached the site, a fierce gun battle broke out between the two sides, resulting in the death of two rebels. The rest managed to flee taking advantage of the darkness,” Balangir SP K. Siba Subramani said.Describing the elimination of two rebels a “major success”, the SP said the operation would go a long way in breaking the network of Maoists in the region. 

The slain extremists were identified as CPI (Maoist) members Sanjib and Rakesh. Both hailed from neighbouring Chhattisgarh, he said. 

“Sanjib, a divisional committee member, carried a reward of Rs 5 lakh over his head, while the bounty amount for Rakesh, an area committee member of Balangi-Baragarh division, was Rs 4 lakh,” the officer said, adding that one AK-47 rifle, an INSAS rifle and some ammunition were recovered from the encounter site. 



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Sex racket busted in Berhampur; Pimp arrested

Saturday, 12 May 2018 04:43 Written by

Report;Pranya Panda,Odishabarta


Berhampur: Odisha police today busted a sex racket here and arrested three youths spot. Police also rescued two girls hailing from West Bengal.

On Friday around 8.30 am Gosaninuagaon Police of Berhampur conducted a raid lead by IIC Kulamani Sethy and his team at Omm Bihar, Presidency Apartment  and detected a sex racket in a rented house and rescued one customer with four customer including one lady pimp.

A case (59/18) has been registered at Goshani Nuagaon police station under section 3/4/7 of Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act and investigation is on.

Woman Gang Raped in Angul (!).

Thursday, 10 May 2018 10:46 Written by


Angul:A 30-year-old woman, who was mistakenly left behind by her husband at Nakchi in Angul district while they were travelling in a car on Thursday night and later found on Sunday evening was raped by six persons, informed Angul SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra. 

“After the woman was traced, we recorded her statement based on which there was a probe. Investigations revealed that the woman was gang-raped by six persons near Purunapani forest between Nakhi and Handapa, ” said Mohapatra in a presser on Wednesday. 

Four among the six accused have been arrested. “One among the four is a minor and efforts are on to nab two others who are absconding ,” added the SP.




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Headmaster Caught by Sambalpur Vigilance

Tuesday, 08 May 2018 12:35 Written by



Sambalpur,A trap was laid, in which  Madhusudan Mishra, of Vill-Kumbharmunda, Dist-Subarnapur, working as Headmaster, Dubula Upper Primary School, was caught red handed by the vigilance officials. The team caught while the Headmaster accepctning bribe of Rs.7,000/- from the complainant one Krushna Chandra Chhatria of Vill-Dubula. 

The complainant was the President of Managing Committee of Dubula U.P.School during the financial year 2017-2018. As per approval of the Managing Committee, he was looking after the mid-day meal of the students. The rice for mid-day meal are provided by the Government, but the other expenses like Dal, Oil, Salt, Vegetables, Eggs etc. are provided by the School Headmaster from the account of the school as per vouchers submitted. The complainant, who is no more the President of Managing Committee, submitted his vouchers towards pending expenditures for one month back to the Headmaster and requested for payment. In turn, the Headmaster Sri Mishra has demanded Rs.20,000/- as bribe for release of payment. He has reduced  the demanded amount to Rs.7,000/- after much persuations and told him to come on 03.05.2018. Hence, the case. In presence of Vigilance team when  the complainant reached at Dubula U.P. School and found that the accused Headmaster was sitting in his office room on a chair. On seeing the complainant, he enquired and  directed the complainant to handover the bribe amount. 

Accordingly, the complainant handed over the tainted money of Rs.7,000/- to him, who received the same in his right hand, counted by both of his hands and kept the same in his left side coffee colour  wearing full pant pocket. The accompanying witness who was following the complainant from a visible distance has seen the transaction and heard the conversation.  The tainted bribe money of Rs.7,000/- i.e. in shape of 2 nos. of five hundred rupee G.C.notes and 3 nos. of two thousand rupee G.C.notes recovered and seized. 

Accused Mishra will be arrested and forwarded to the Court of Spl. Judge, Vigilance, Bolangir. 

Hardcore criminal Dies in police encounter in Ganjam

Sunday, 06 May 2018 12:52 Written by

Report;Manoj Kant Dash,Odishabarta


Berhampur,06/05/18:A criminal, who was injured in a police encounter near Baghua forest under Buguda police limits on Saturday,another Criminal  died while undergoing treatment at MKCG hospital here today. The deceased has been identified as Srikant Rana of Bharatpur area in Bhubaneswar. 

Both Srikant Rana and Gaura Swain were injured in the exchange of fire with cops. The duo was initially rushed to Buguda hospital and later shifted to MKCG hospital. 

According to Police, Srikant and Guara had sustained bullet injury on their legs in the exchange of fire. 

Though the exact reason behind Srikant’s death is still unclear, it is suspected that he might have died due to ‘excess bleeding’, sources said. 

The deceased Srikant hails from Bharatpur area in Bhubaneswar while his accomplice Gura is from Mudulipali in Bhanjanagar. 

Several criminal cases including extortion, loot, kidnapping, bombing are pending against them at various police stations in the State. 

While intracted with Utkal Keshri Das,SDPO,Bhanjanagar, he said, today i.e. on 05.05.18 at about 09.30 pm veteran criminals Gouri Shankar Swain of Bhanjanagar and Teru@Tuan@Srikanta Rana of Bharatpur. Bhubaneswar sustained Gun Shot injuries during exchange of fire with the Police near Baghua forest under Buguda PS limits. IIC. Buguda and other police staffs have sustained injuries as a result of hurling of bombs by the accused persons. From spot one Apache bike, two pistols with live ammunition, four live bombs and hand gloves have been seized.

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