Bhubaneswar,12/02/19:The Odisha government effected a major reshuffle in the IPS cadre and assigned new job profiles to several senior police officers on Tuesday.
This is being linked to the Election Commission of India recent directive asking the state governments to transfer senior bureaucrats and police officers, who have spent three years or more in the present posting. On Saturday, the government had transferred and changed the portfolio of several IAS and OAS officers.
According to a notification issued by the Home Department, the police officers transferred are ;
Sunil Roy (RR-1987), ADGP Director, Intelligence, has been posted as Special DG, Intelligence,Binyanand Jha (RR-1988), ADGP, Attached to Home Department, has been posted as ADGP & Director, Investigation, OHRC,Sidhartha Mahadu Narvane, (RR-1989) ADGP & Director, Investigation, has been posted as OHRC, ADGP, HRPC,Mahendra Pratap (RR-1990) ADGP, HRPC has been posted as ADGP-cum-IG of Prison & DCS, Odisha,Sanjeeb Panda (RR- 1994) Transport Commissioner, Odisha has been posted as ADG, Law & Ord er,Amitabh Thakur (RR–1998) IGP, Law & Order has been posted as IGP, SAP, Odisha,S.Shyni (RR-2001) DIGP, CID CB has been posted as IGP, BPSPA,Himansu Kumar Lal (RR- 2003) DIG, SAP, Odisha has been posted as DIG, SWR, Koraput,Yatindra Koyal (RR – 2000) IGP, STF has been posted as IG, SR, Berhampur,Ashis Kumar Singh, (RR- 2004) DIG, SR, Berhampur has been posted as DIG, Intelligence (I/c CM’s Security),Sarthak Sarangi (RR -2007) SP, Puri has been posted as SP, Rourkela.Umashankar Dash (RR-2008) SP, Rourkela has been posted as SP, Puri,Sarah Sharma, (RR-2010) SP, BPSPA has been posted as SP, Gajapati,Anupama James, (RR-2013) SP, Deogarh has been posted as SP, Dhenkanal.Rahul P.R. (RR – 2013) SP, Rayagada has been posted as SP, CID CB (STF).Vivekananda Sharma, RR-2014 SP, Nawarangpur-attached to SP Hdqrs., Cuttack has been posted as AIG of Police, Hdqrs., Cuttack,Padmini Sahoo (RR -2015) SDPO, Panposh has been posted as DCP, Hdqrs,Rahul Jain (RR -2015) SDPO, Barbil has been posted as SP, Deogarh.Sarvana Vivek M (RR – 2015) SDPO, Malkangiri has been posted as SP, Rayagada,Kusalkar Nitin Dugdu (RR- 2015) SDPO, Baliguda has been posted as SP, Nawarangpur,Pratyush Diwakar (RR- 2015) ASP-cum-ADC to Governor has been posted as SP-cum- ADC to Governor,Madhab Ch. Sahoo, (OPS-I) I/C SP, has been posted as Cuttack Rural AIG (Pers.),K. Dongayat, (OPS-I)AIG (Pers.) has been posted as I/C SRP, Cuttack,Amulya Kumar Das, (OPS-I) I/C SP, Gajapati has been posted as I/C SP, Khurda,Dipti Ranjan Ray, (OPS-I) I/C SP, Khurda has been posted as I/C SP, CID CB,Santosh Kumar Nayak, (OPS-I) I/C SP, Dhenkanal has been posted as I/C SP, SIW,Pranadhan Mohapatra, (OPS-I) I/C DCP, Hdqrs will be posted by the DGP(T) PEB at Hdqrs,Radha Binod Panigrahi, (OPS-I) I/C SP, CID CB has been posted as I/C SP, Cuttack,Rabinarayan Behera, (OPS-I) AIG , Hdqrs will be posted by thr DGP(T) PEB at Hdqrs.
ROURKELA,09/02/19:Koira police on 8th of this month has arrested four persons allegedly duping drivers, driving big commercial vehicles on NH-215/520 presenting them as they are officials of RTO. This forged activity was undertaken from 4th to 6th of this month at midnight. All the accuses are Laxmidhar Panda(39) a teacher, Shambhunath Das(30)garden care taker under forest department, Basant Kumar Rourtray(48) and Ranjan Kumar Ojha, driver of Scorpio vehicle used for this cheating activity. As per the sources, these four persons were collecting money as fake RTO officials and had followed the procedure in the manner RTO official does verification of documents. During verifying documents they were frightening them as if the documents were having many faults; hence, to avoid consequences they charged huge money from them. Many victims of this operation had suspected the activities after they found, the raid are being done in the same place for days together. They united and caught hold of all those duplicate RTO officials. The owner of the Scorpio finding this had lodged one complaint with Koira police and then, Sushant Kumar Das, IIC, Koira and his team have arrested this gang and sent them to Bonei Jail. Police has alos seized cash worth of Rs.10,200/-, mobile phones, two pairs brown uniforms for forest officials and a Scorpio vehicle used for the crime.
Bhanjanagar,(Ganjam)07/02/19:Panic gripped the locals after unidentified miscreants hurled bombs in main road Bhanjanagar market in Ganjam district on Thursday.The incident occurred at around 5.30 pm while there was a power cut at the locality.
According to Utkal Keshari Das,SDPO,Bhanjanagar, three bike-borne miscreants first exploded a country-made bomb in front of Axis Bank Puruna Bazar branch. Then they targeted Jagannath Jewellery, Hero dealer Rebati Motors, a liquor outlet along with another shop with more bombs before speeding away through the bypass road.However,no casualty was reported.
the front entrance glass panel of the Hero showroom was completely shattered.
On intimation, Bhanjanagar Town PS staff reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident. Reportedly, efforts to identify the culprits is underway.The accused persons are already identified and nab soon ,Das said.
Berhampur,08/02/19: Berhampur police today arrested three highway robbers and seized one Pulsar motor cycle(without registration)Cash Rs.6000/- One gold finger ring and one costly mobile set from their possession.
Briefing to press Mr Santanu Kumar Dash, ASP, Berhampur told, on 01/02/19 one complainant Mangilal Rathod presently residing at Sana Bazar location of Berhampur city reported at BN Pur Police station that, while he was returning from village Narendrapur in his scooty all of a sudden three unknown persons came in a Pulsar bike from opposite direction near lanjipalli and stopped him on the point of sword and took him nearby field looted Cash Rs 8000/- one gold chain.
In a another occurrence on dated. 4th feb,at 12.30 basis on the complainant S.Santosh Reddy of village old Khajuria,Berhampur reported at Gosaninuagaon police station that when he was proceeding to Haladiapadar to repair his faulty cable connections in his bike on the way at over bridge all of a sudden three unknown came in a Pulsar bike and stopped him on the point of swords. They abused and threatened him. Forcing fear on him they took his costly mobile set, one gold finger and cash @ Rs.4000/-.
When police found the modesty of the offence they confirmed the involvement of both the cases are common.
Basing on the ground zero evidence Mr Pinak Mishra SP,Berhampur formed a team of competent police officers Mr BIshnu Pati,SDPO,City,JK Patnaik,IIC,BN Pur and Kulamani Sethy,IIC Gosainuagaon and instructed strictly to arrest all accuses in a stipulated time limits.
In action police could able to arrest to all three professional miscreants from city. The miscreants are identified as P.Siva Das,Lanjipalli,Koka Das,Bhabinipur and Chinku Das from Khodasingi.
Elaborating to press Dash,ASP further said that, basing on the evidences collected the noted accused persons have been arrested on 7th Feb and while they under police custody all confessed their guilt to have committed robbery.
Report;Manoj Kant Dash,Odishabarta
Berhampur,07/02/19:This Wednesday two bikers were forced to stop at Vidya Nagar in Berhampur city around 4.30 pm they had snatched two ear ring and gold chains. Snatcher’s effort to flee after committing the crime. Getting the information the IIC BNPur JK Patnaik with his team arrived the spot and started spot investigation.
The victim ladies are identified as Geetanjali Panigrahy wife of late,Kedar Panigrahy and her sister Charukala Panigrahy.
When reporter asked to the new SDPO,(City) Mr Bishnu Pati he said, “we are trying our best to stop.But better if you people should inform us about such activities on time, to grab them”(?).”I am new to this city and not having much idea about your city plan”(!).
Now-a-days this has been a regular affair where road Romeos, biking speedily their sophisticated bikes on busy roads of Berhampur, creating fear psychosis among other passersby on the road and sometimes before the door step during mid hours.
In a reaction one dynamic senior police officer told, many young unemployed now find snatching is an attractive option where easy money comes. They are on every corners of Berhampur and many such incidents have been happening, some of those been reported to police but many victims are keeping mum because they presume that justice will not be delivered. Even empty houses in city where owners have gone out for an outing or for marketing is being targeted by burglars to loot the house. People are now fearing to leave their house keeping empty at any point of time, let it be in the morning or evening.
Boudh,04/02/18: Vigilance sleuths on Monday caught a Junior Engineer of Rural Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation (RWSS) department, Bhabagrahi Samantray while accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000.
Acting on the complaint filed by the Khuntabandha sarpanch, the anti-corrupting wing officials laid a trap and caught Samantray red-handed while he was accepting the illegal gratification from the complainant. who received the amount in his right hand, counted and kept the same in his back side pant pocket from where the bribe money has been seized. The both hand washes as well as pant pocket wash of the accused gave positive chemical reaction. The accused Asst.Engineer has been arrested and forwarded to the Court.
The officials also seized the bribe money from his possession. A case has been registered against the accused and further investigation is in progress, said vigilance sources.
Berhampur,29/01/19:Golonthara Police arrested most wanted criminal Bachana Swain of Banthapalli along with his close associates near Ghatakeswar temple at Tamana road last late night.
In a statement Dr Alok Jena told getting information on the whereabouts of the criminal the night patrolling team managed to nab the gang from the spot.
Police seized one DBBL gun, two swords, one stolen motor cycle was seized from the gang while they were preparing themselves for committing dacoity in Tamana road.
Bachana Swain is a diehard criminal was involved in a number of cases including vehicle lifting, extortion and robbery under different police station areas.
Notably the SP,Berhampur Pinak Mishra was monitoring of his arrest since long to nab Bachan before general election.
Bolangir,29/01/19:An employee of a leading Odia daily newspaper was brutally murdered by some miscreants in Bolangir town late last night.
According to source,the deceased, identified as Pratap Mohapatra of Jagatsinghpur who was working as the Business Development Executive of the newspaper.
While going to office late last night, some miscreants allegedly attacked Mohapatra with sharp weapons killing him on the spot. Preliminary investigation stated the miscreants attacked him in an attempt to loot.
After receiving information, local police reached the spot and recovered the body for post mortem. Besides, the police have detained three personsunder suspect in connection with the incident.