Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Commissionerate Police claims to have busted and arrested two looters gang in Bhubaneswar. As many as eight looters were arrested while 70 smartphones, 23 laptops and 9 motorcycles were seized from their possession, police sources said on Monday.
The accused belong to two groups of robbers. While one of the groups used to steal laptops and mobile phones in Khandagiri and Tomando areas of the city and sell those to buyers, another group was involved in snatching mobile phones and motorcycles from people during early morning hours after finding the victims alone, police sources said.
The accused have been identified as Ranjan Satapathy (20) of Chakeisiani, Sanjaya Behera (23) of Mali Sahi here, Mantu Paikray (38) of Palamandap Sahi, Baramunda here, Chandan Pradhan (27) of Mahabir Nagar, Samantrapur here, Bhagabata Prasad Mohapatra (32) of Tangi Sahi, Gurujanga, Sk Zawed (37) of Hata Sahi Muslim Basti, Nimapara, Alok Behera (28) of Gop area in Puri, and Pradip Das (33) of Nimapada.