Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 2:
The notorious gangster Dhalasamanta brothers (D-brothers)-Sushil Dhalasamanta and Sushant Dhalasamanta of Odisha were not only involved in tender fixing, extortion, murders and other criminal activities but were also accomplished in acquiring valuable pieces of land.
The Twin City Commissionerate Police during its investigations has been able to locate a 4,000 sq ft plot in Bidanasi area, a 15 acre gharabari (homestead) plot in Bidyadharpur area of Cuttack city and a ten acre plot in Tangarhuda owned by the gangster brothers, informed Twin City Commissionerate Police sources.
“Dhalasamanta brothers were today produced in the court. We have found several clues with regard to their properties. We have prepared of list of those. Our investigations are on. We have information on several immoveable properties owned by them. We will decide on further steps to taken. Cash in huge quantity was seized from them. Their accounts have been frozen. We have now credible information on their land and buildings. Those are yet to be valued,” said Y B Khurania Commissioner Twin City Commissionerate Police.
Police has found out that these lands are held in the names of D-brothers, their firms and their relatives.
On the other hand police has registered four new cases against these brothers. While it had earlier registered cases against the D-brothers in connection with the murders of Deepak Mallick alias Dipu and Om Prakash Swain alias Om and for keeping fake currency notes, now it has registered case against them at the Chauliaganj police station for possessing illegal arms and ammunition. Similarly, it has registered a case against the brothers at the Lalbag police station for possessing fake identity cards and another case at Markat Nagar police station for seizure of fake excise documents from their possession.
With these new cases, the total number of cases registered against D-brothers now stands at six.