Koraput, Aug 28
With the arrest of five persons and recovery of stolen goods, police today busted an inter-state robbery gang in Koraput district. The gang was involved in over a dozen robberies in several places including Jeypore town in the district.
Police recovered two stolen motorcycles and Rs one lakh from the gang members identified as M Krishna, J Srinu, D Bosu, D Suresh and G Srikant.
During interrogation they admitted to looting Rs 58,000 from one Banamali Pandi by breaking his motorcycle dickey at Jeypore in July and decamping with Rs 2.55 lakh from dickey of junior engineer Khirod Chandra Behera’s vehicle on August 12, police said. (PTI)