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Odisha cops bust dacoity gang, five held


Cuttack: Twin City Commissionerate police today busted a dacoity gang with the arrest of five persons in Odisha’s Cuttack.

Chauliaganj police arrested the five persons in connection with loot at a businessman’s house under its jurisdiction.

Following the arrest of these accused, Rs 27, 000 cash, 34 fine cut diamonds, gold jewellery weighing 442 gm, two hard disks and a car has been seized from their possession.

As per sources, Chandan Sahani alias Chandu was working as a domestic help at businessman Purushottam Lal Kandoi’s residence here. Chandan allegedly hatched the conspiracy to loot his employer’s house.

Chandan and his accomplices executed the dacoity plan and disposed off the booty. While he was picked up by local police on suspicion, he spilled the beans during intense grilling. Based on his statement, his accomplices were apprehended, sources added.

Three other accused are still at large.