The Lingaraj police on Sunday arrested Biswajit Sahu (20) alias Mantu from Mulapadia in Old Town here under Lingaraj police limits in a dacoity case and seized many electronic goods worth around Rs 6 lakh.from his possession.
The seized goods include two 85cm and five 36cm LCD TV sets, two monitors, three speakers, one electronic weight machine and one sound mixing machine. Sahu has been forwarded to the court today.
Inspector-in-charge of Lingaraj Police station Rajendra Kumar Mandal said the house of the accused at Mulapadia was raided as soon as he received information that he was planning to sell the stolen goods.
Sahu along with one of his associates Pradip Sahu alias Pintu of Bhimtangi had allegedly stolen these electronic goods from the Seashore office at Patia here. Both, according to the police, were involved in many cases of burglary, chain-snatching and violence in the city. They have many cases pending against them at the Capital, Airfield, Khandagiri and Lingaraj police stations, police said.