OST Crime Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Dec 31:
The special squad of the Commissionerate Police arrested two persons in loot case and seized 15 mobiles, two laptops (Toshiba and Dell), a Samsung tab and a Samsung LCD from their possession in Budhanagar area here late on Monday night.
The seized electronics goods were worth around Rs 3 lakh, police said.
The accused, identified as Ajay Sahoo of Kadapada village under Anandpur police station in Keonjhar district and Sanjit Ray of Jamunga under Nuagaon Police station in Jagatsinghpur district, were forwarded to court today. A case (No 379/4/11) was registered after the special squad handed over the culprits to Laxmisagar police station today.
Acting on a tip-off, the special squad raided the house of Ajay at Budhanagar area late on Monday night and seized these items.
Ajay bought these stolen items from the main accused Sanjit and was planning to sell them a broker in the city. The electronic items were stolen by Sanjit from various locations under Capital, Chandrasekarpur and Saheed Nagar police stations during the year, police sources said.
In another case, Mancheswar police on Tuesday foiled a robbery bid and arrested six persons from Pandara Chhack here. According to police, a police sub-inspector today got information that six persons were conspiring and preparing for dacoity near Jagannath Nagar road here.
He acted immediately along with his staff and carried out a raid at the place where the police party managed to apprehend the six accused. One of the accused managed to flee from the spot. Police seized four bhujalis, one rod, five mobile phones and cash from their possession.
The accused, identified as Surendra Majhi, Surendra Rout, Abhinash Parida, Krushna Chandra Sahu, Siba Prasad Mallick and Tutu Sahu, all from Puri, were booked under section 399, 402 of IPC. The accused, who had pitched their tent in the city since many days planning for a dacoity, were forwarded to the court today.