Cuttack, Mar 25: The Madhupatna police today arrested five persons involved in several loot cases in the district. Four guns and eight bullets have also been seized from their possession, said police.
According to police, one of the victim, Kuna Biswal had lodged an FIR regarding a loot on Wednesday. Based on the complaint, police launched an investigation and nabbed the accused. The mastermind of the gang has been identified as Deepak Beura alias Gyana. The gang has confessed their involvement in several loot cases in the district.
The investigation also revealed that there were many cases registered against the accused at different police stations in the district.
They were forwarded to the court later.