Bargarh, Jan 15: The Bargarh Town police today arrested three robbers, who were involved in a major loot case of Rs 18 lakh and gold ornaments from a house in ward number- 5 here on January 12.
The arrested have been identified as Vikash Matari (27) of Saharapada, Ashok Rana (34) of Beheratikra, Ward No-2 and Sushanta Bhue of Beheratikra, Ward No. 02.
According to police, one Ankit Rekhani of Ward No -5, Bargarh had reported that on January 12 he had been to his business and his mother was alone at his home.
The three accused had entered his house and robbed cash of Rs 19.7 lakhs and gold ornaments at knife point.
Acting on the complaint, a special squad was constituted under the leadership of IIC Sadananda Pujari with SI Sanaya Nayak, SI Soumykanta Baliarsingh and eight others of Town PS under the direct supervision of Bargarh SP.
The police on Friday nabbed the three robbers and during interrogation they confessed that they had committed the house robbery.
The police have recovered Rs 18,24,000 cash, and almost all the diamond, gold, silver, and other jewellery looted by the criminals.
The police have also seized a knife, two mobile phones, two masks and a motorcycle used by them for committing the crime.