Dacoit gang busted, seven held in Angul

Angul: Angul police today arrested at least seven robbers in connection with two loot cases and recovered several stolen ornaments from their possession.

The arrested persons are identified as Mithun Behera, Rajesh Pradhan, Tuna Muduli, Cipun Pradhan, Samir Barik, Akshay Behera and Hiraj Pradhan.

Police recovered 200 grams of gold, 500 grams of silver, two mobile phones, one knife, two motorcycles and Rs 10,000 cash from their possession.

Notably, on July 16 three dacoits of the gang had sneaked into a house in Balanda and looted ornaments after tying the owner’s wife.

On August 30, five dacoits of the same gang had also committed loot in CWS colony.