Bhubaneswar: The State Government announced the constitution of two new wings under the existing Crime Branch of Police.
First one will be a Special Task Force (STF) which will fight against the rising cases of organised crimes. The STF will have the authority to investigate, prosecute and gathering intelligence against criminals.
Second one will be an Economic Offences Wing (EoW) who will solve the economic offences involving an amount of more than two million rupees. This will be a first dedicated unit to tackle financial frauds. Financial frauds like in chit fund frauds, banking frauds, cheating, fake currencies, security paper, stamp paper, companies disappearing from market overnight will be under the major challenges for this department.