SEVEN ARRESTED AND LAKHS RUPEES OF ORNAMENTS, CASH SEIZED
Talcher,10/09/18:Talcher police arrested 7 accused persons of a loot gang engaged in separate theft cases and seized gold and silver ornaments costing above 1 lakh, 2 motor bikes, 4 mobile phones and ready cash of rupees 11 thousand from them. Some of the culprits of the gang were absconded and police tried to arrest them very shortly, said Angul A S P Santosh Kumar Mishra before the media persons in a press meet at colliery police station.
These arrested culprits were engaged in two separate theft cases under Colliery PS and Vikrampur PS. On last 16th July 2018 night, 4 persons with sharp weapons entered into the quarter of Bidyadhar Dash at South Balanda colony and looted gold and silver ornaments from his wife. And on 30th August 2018 evening, 4 thieves pushed to the quarter of Er. Madan Mohan Biswal at central workshop colony, while his wife was alone in the quarter and looted gold ornaments and cash, two separate cases were lodged at colliery and Vikrampur police station.
After complaint before Angul SP, Mitrabhanu Mohapatra by trade unions regarding the law and order situation at mining colonies of MCL. Then after a separate police team was formed under the leadership of S D P O. Hemant Kumar Panda with Talcher IIC Soubhagya Chandra Swain, Colliery IIC Niranjan Sethi, Vikrampur IIC Pitambar Mallick and Balanda out post ASI Prasanna Rout to chase up the culprits. From the CC TV footage of South Balanda case, police came to know some clues and attacked on the gang and able to arrest Sipun Pradhan(22) of Kanjara village under Jarapada PS, Samir Barik (26) of Jilinda village under Dasapalla PS, Akshyaya Behera (25) and HirolPradhan of Kukudang village under Angul PS, Mithun Behera (25) and Chandra Behera of MajhidhipaSahi under Vikrampur PS, Rajesh Pradhan (20) of village Sana Singada and Tuna Muduli of Kandarsuni village under Hindol PS. Sri Mishra added. Among others SDPO.H.K.Panda and other officers of the investigating team were present.