Reported by Ranjan Rath
Rayagada Nov 22:
Police in Odisha’s Rayagada district busted an interstate gang of robbers after arresting seven persons from Palkonda of Andhra Pradesh.
The arrests have comes as a major breakthrough for the cops in the case of burglary at the house of a local jeweller, Reddy Srinu on Friday night where the gang allegedly looted over a kg of gold, 35 kilos of silver and over Rs 17 lakh in cash.
Police have recovered 1.113 kg gold and 35 kg of silver and Rs 4.86 lakh in cash and a car from the robbers and arrested seven with connection to the crime. Two members of the gang are still at large, police said.
“The main accused Hadopa Shiva, who was arrested from Andhra Pradesh, is wanted in 33 cases of robbery and murder in Odisha and Andhra. All seven accused have been forwarded to court and police will seek 3 days remand for further investigations.” said SP K Shiva Subramani speaking to OST.