Kendrapara: Crime Branch (CB) sleuths conducted a raid on the house of notorious gangster Syed Usman Ali alias Tito at Dilawarpur village and his business establishments in the district today.
The CB team along with the district police personnel also raided the houses of his relatives’ and one of his associates in the district.
Meanwhile, five platoons of police force have been deployed in and around Kendrapara to maintain law and order and avoid any unpleasant incident during the raids.
On July 4, the Crime Branch had taken the gangster on a five-day remand. The gangster was arrested on June 30 this year following a police encounter near Chandikhol in Jajpur district.
It may be mentioned here that Tito was arrested from Kolkata in April 2006 in connection with the murder of a contractor.
Over a hundred cases, including murder, dacoity, extortion, kidnapping and tender fixing are pending against Tito in different police stations across the State. He was also allegedly involved in the attack on terror suspect Abdur Rehman’s brother at Jagatpur in Cuttack.
Tito was later released from Choudwar Jail on bail on September 15, 2010.