Bhubaneswar, Feb. 22: Capital police have busted a gang involved in theft of batteries of various CCTVs installed at major traffic intersections of the city and arrested three gang members.
Police have also seized as many as 72 batteries from their possession. The accused have been identified as Sk Mustakim, Sk Kaisar Ali and Sk Sahadat, all residents of Unit III area.
Police said that the gang was involved in theft of batteries for past few months. “We came to know about the gang through the CCTV footage. The theft of batteries has also led to defunct CCTVs in various intersections. They are being further interrogated to ascertain the involvement of other accused in the case,” said a police official.