Bhubaneswar: The Chandrashekharpur police here today arrested a high-profile thief from Sarala Nagar in Laxmisagar area and seized valuables worth lakhs of rupees from his possession.
The arrested person identified as Sanjay Kumar Nisank (30) is a resident of Otri Tala Sahi under Khorda police limits.
Following a complaint lodged by one Swapnajit Mukherji, police launched a manhunt to nab the accused and later traced his location through phone tapping. After arresting Sanjay, the cops seized 778 grams gold and 796 grams silver ornaments, Rs 39,504 cash, 43 mobiles phones, 29 watches, six laptops, a bike, LED TVs, tablets and other valuables from his possession.
Police said the accused is involved in a series of burglary cases in several areas including Chandrasekharpur and Infocity area.
“A case has been registered at the Chandrasekharpur police station and further investigation is on into the incident,” Bhubaneswar DCP Anup Sahu said.