Jatni,(Khurda),03/09/18:Inspector-in-charge of Jatni police station, Sanjib Kumar Mohanty, was on Monday arrested by the vigilance sleuths for allegedly accepting illegal gratification from a person.
Vigilance sleuths of Cuttack division led by DSP Prakash Nayak caught Mohanty red-handed while he was accepting Rs 50,000 bribe from Sunil Kumar Mangaraj of Kudiari village under Jatni police limits for not implicating him in a criminal case under major Section of IPC.
In view of the crowd at the police station following Mohanty’s arrest, he was taken to Cuttack vigilance cell.
Later, the vigilance officials carried out searches at his quarters in Jatni and detected Rs 6 lakh in cash and gold jewelleries. Further search was on at the residence of the IIC till the last report came in.
Bhadrak,02/09/18: A jailor posted in Bhadrak district has landed in trouble after a girl, claiming to be his wife lodged an FIR accusing the latter of blackmailing her with videos of their intimate moments, besides torturing her physically and mentally.
A case has been registered against the accused jailor, Chinmaya Patra at Bhadrak Town police station under Sections 498A, 494, 495, 406, 417, and 506 of IPC.
According to the plaint, Patra had befriended the girl on Facebook a year ago when she was studying in a private engineering college in Balasore. Later, they married at a temple in Khiching of Mayurbhanj district and started staying at Patra’s government quarters. During the period, the accused recorded moments of their intimacy on his mobile phone.
But when the victim learnt that Patra was already married and has two children, she opposed it. The accused then threatened her not to disclose the matter to anyone and started blackmailing her with the videos clip of their private moments, The complaint further stated.
On the basis of a complaint filed by the girl filed a complaint yesterday a case has been registered and investigation into the matter is underway, police said.
Cuttack,30/08/18:Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma today ordered a Crime Branch (CB) probe into the suicide of a theft accused at Mahakalapada police station in Kendrapara district on August 26.
A DSP rank officer of CID CB has been asked to investigate the incident and its connected cases.
In a release, the Odisha State Police Headquarters said, “Considering the gravity of the case, and for a fair and impartial investigation, DGP Sharma has ordered Crime Branch inquiry of the incident.”
Notably, one Abinash Paital, 25, of Balana village under Marshaghai police limits in the district was arrested by Mahakalapada police in a mobile theft case. He escaped from the police station and allegedly committed suicide on August 26.
The incident had triggered tension on the area as locals staged a protest demanding action against the policemen responsible for it. Later DGP Sharma suspended Mahakalapada inspector-in-charge Shyamaghana Behera for negligence in duty.
There was serious law and order situation in the area after the suspicious death of Abinash Paital on 26.08.2018. DGP had earlier.
Report by:Rajesh Mohapatra,Odishabrta
ROUREKLA,25/08/18:In a recent development, three Maoists have surrendered before Rourkela Police on 24th August, 2018. This decision has been made by them after getting influenced to join the main stream of life, as police has been doing the same in Mao influenced area. These three Maoists are Jagan Singh alias Ratan (23) of VillKarda, PS-Chandiposh, Sundergarh, Matu Buding alias Tejash (31) of Vill-Baduiya, PS-Chhotnagra, Dist-West Singhbhum, Jharkhand and Gomia Munda alias Guna (35) of Vill-Lunga, PS-Daleisera, Dist- Sundergarh. Many cash awards were awarded on these Maoists and were sought by the police for last few years. Jagna Singh who hails from Chandiposh joined in 2010 and has been active since then. He was involved in exchange of fire in Boudh, Kandhamal, Angul, Sambalpur, Deogarh and Sundergarh districts. His fluency in all languages helped him to operate in these areas. Matu Buding had joined Maoist organizations in 2009 and in 2010 he was arrested by Police in Jharkhand for land mine blast in Jamkundia, Chhotnagpur police area and was active till June, 2018. He joined the Mao organizations in 2008 and subsequently became Militia Commander. He was assisting in providing logistics support, rations and uniforms etc. This media briefing had come from Odihsa police and 19 Bn CRPF jointly. All these Maoists will be compensated under Surrender Plans floated by Odisha Police. In this press meeting DIGP, Western range, Odisha, Kavita Jalan and Umashankar Das, SP, Rourkela were present with other officers from 19Bn police.
Berhampur,23/08/18:Launching a crackdown on rampant gambling in Berhampur city in day time, Berhampur SP,Pinak Mishra with his team busted a gambling den at Ananta Nagar at SBI Transit house.
In connection SP arrested 10 persons red-handed from the spot.
The raid was conducted after SP got a tip-off on the den in the day time.
During the raid cops managed to nab 10 gamblers from the spot while they were busy in deals. They also seized a eleven nos of mobile phones, five bikes and cash worth over Rs 4,05,642.
“More similar raids are lined up in the coming days as the area has witnessed a sharp rise in gambling activity” said Mishra,SP,Berhampur.
The held gamblers have been forwarded to court today.
Report;Manoj Kant Dash,Odishabarta
Berhampur,22/08/18:In the intervening night of 21/08/18 while the Police party of Sadar Police Station,Berhampur was performing night patrolling they gor some smoke from their reliable source that a group of dacoits assembled in a rest shed at Kalua junction to commit a major dacoity in a granite Industry and a Petrol Pump being armed with fire arms and live Bombs.
While the Patrolling vehicle spotted them the dacoity attempt was foiled by alert cops in late night.
According to the Inspector SS Mohapatra, about six robbers were assembled to commit major dacoity as targeted.
Getting such information the Police party informed to the Berhampur SP,Pinak Mishra and after getting the green signal they conducted raid and could able to apprehend 2 of them and 4 escaped finding the opportunity of darkness and landscape by exploding boms.
From the two apprehend accused the Cop recovered one country made Pistol of 7 mm with two rounds of Live ammunition, two live bombs and two motor cycle .
The arrested accused persons are Uma Bisoyi of Ballipada and Jamir Khan of Hinjili under Ganjam police district.
Cuttack,20/08/18:On getting reliable information regarding illegal transportation of timber, Vigilance Forest Range Officer along with staff of Vigilance Balasore Division proceeded towards Remuna Golei to Hatiagand road and intercepted one TATA ACE vehicle without registration number and loaded with timber logs at Remuna Golei under Industrial P.S. jurisdiction, Dist- Balasore, on 18.8.2018 at about 2:45 PM. The driver of the vehicle namely Sri Dinabandhu Mohalik S/o- Damodar Mohalik at Hatiagand, PS- Remuna, Dist- Balasore has been arrested. Vehicle with timber (Sala and Jamun) worth of Rs. 4,06,500/- (Rupees Four Lakhs Six Thousand Five Hundred) approximately has been seized. In this connection, one Forest case has been registered in Nilagiri Wild Life Range under Balasore Wild Life Division. The investigation of the case is in progress.
Report;Manoj Kant Dash,Odishabarta
Berhampur,19/08/18:Berhampur Police on Sunday claimed that they have busted an inter-district bike-lifting gang in Odisha's Berhampur City, following the arrest of six persons.
They were identified as Rajendra Panigrahi,Gosaninuagaon,Simanchal Mohanty,Giri Market under Town police limit,K.Rabi Kumar,Lanjipalli,BN Pur Police limit,Dhela @ Mangulu Behera of Hinlili PS, Rupi Nayak,under Ganjam police district and JItendra Kumar Digal of village Gandagam of Phulbani police district.
Today in a prèss meet Berhampur Additional SP,Santanu Dash told to scribes we have created 2/3 special team to alerted all the Entry and Exit point of the city last couple of days. While chasing for a particular two wheeler had seized from Rajendra and Simanchal from Berhampur Railway station locality.
Our frequent interrogation to both, route of our search patrolling in the town we came to know of a well-organised and inter-district bike-lifting racket operating in Berhampur. Thereafter, the arrests were made," Dash the ASP said.
As many as 15 motor-cycles, looted from different places in Berhampur police district in the last two months, have also been recovered from them.
Getting the cordial instruction from Berhampur SP,Pinak MIshra the special team was formed consisting the Officers Prabhat Routray,SDPO,City,JK Patnaik,IIC,BN Pur,Nihar Pradhan,IIC,Town,Suresh Tripathy,IIC,Big Bazar and Kulamani Sethy,IIC Gosaninuagaon.Dash,added.
Before the press the team members said,that the bike-lifters generally loot motorcycles parked in isolated places and sell these at throwaway prices through middlemen in different places and all to all are professional looters.