District News

2 Highway robbers held; Rs 1 lakh, 4 bikes seized

By Nihar Beura

December 2017

KalingaTV News Network

Khurda: Busting a highway robbers’ gang in the district, Khurda Police today arrested two accused and seized around Rs 1 lakh and four bikes from their possession.

The arrested have been identified as Samsuddin Khan of Ranapur and Dillip Rout of Tangi area.

Informing on the arrests Khurda SP Dipti Ranjan Ray said police raided Samsuddin’s hideout in the city after getting a tip-off on it this morning. After arresting the accused police seized four bikes and Rs 87,000 from his possession. A raid was conducted on the other accused Dillip’s hideout in the city based on Samsuddin’s information later in the day. Police seized Rs 15,000 from Dillip’s possession after his arrest.

Notably, the arrested duo was involved in a loot case involving two finance company employees on NH 16 at Kochila Square in the district on November 27. The employees have been robbed of Rs 2 lakh.