Bhanjanagar, Jan 14: A gang of six thieves involved in stealing away sheep and goats in various areas of Ganjam, Khordha and Puri has been arrested, police said today.
Police have recovered as many as 71 goats and 80 sheep from the gang. Police have also seized two swords, five mobile phones, three motorcycles and one Scorpio vehicle from the accused as well. “
“The gang used to decamp with goats and sheep from sheds by threatening the livestock farmers. The accused hailing from Jatni area used to sell the animals. We are also trying to nab other members of the gang including the kingpin,’ said a police official.