Two burglar gangs busted; cash, property seized, 7 held

Bhubaneswar, October 17: The Commissionerate Police on Friday
busted two notorious gangs of burglars and arrested seven persons, including a
man and his son and recovered properties worth more than Rs 8 lakh from their possession.
The seized items included Rs 2.6 lakh in cash, 28 mobile
phones and 90 grams of gold ornaments worth more than Rs 2.5 lakh, three
cameras, seven wrist watches and a Indica car from their possession.
The accused identified as notorious criminal Jagneswar Das
(46) and his medicine representative son Ranjit Kumar Das (20), Pradip Kumar
Sahoo (52) and Lilan Rath (35) were working for one gang, while Sarat Das (20),
Jaga (21) and Sunil Das (20), were members of another gang.
According to Commissioner of Police Dr RP Sharma, the
Bhubaneswar DCP busted the two active groups of burglars.

“During interrogation the culprits confessed to have
committed crimes in Capital PS, Kharavelnagar PS, Airfield PS, Chandrasekharpur
PS, Infocity PS and Mancheswar PS areas,” added the CP.

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