Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate police today arrested notorious criminal Sakil Ahmed and five of his associates from an unknown place in Cuttack.
According to sources, a team of officials of Cuttack Sadar police station apprehended Sakil and his five aides from an unknown place under its jurisdiction.
Sakil was released from jail 20 days ago. He was arrested after he reportedly threatened a businessman in Netajinagar area and demanded ransom on May 23.
Sources said a special team of police officials had kept a close vigil on Sakil after the fresh allegation of demanding ransom was lodged with police.
Several cases are pending against Sakil in different police stations in Cuttack. Further investigation is on in the case.