Odisha: Bhubaneswar sees rise in loot cases

Bhubaneswar: As many as three cases of loot have been reported in the capital city, Bhubaneswar in the last 24 hours.

According to sources, two miscreants have been caught red-handed while snatching a mobile phone from a woman and trying to escape from the spot. The incident took place near Infocity police station in the Patia area. The woman screamed loudly after her phone was snatched following which two youths of the area chased the looters and caught him from the Sailashree Vihar area.

The locals thrashed the mobile looters on the spot and recovered the mobile phone. On getting the information, Infocity police arrived at the spot and seized their bike. The locals handed over the looters to the cops. The police interrogated the two looters to ascertain about similar incidents of loot.

Adding to it, a series of loot has taken place in Bhubaneswar where two miscreants have robbed two houses in Kalinga Vihar at Patrapada area on January 5.

The CCTV footage has captured the whole incident where the two miscreants were seen entering the houses in the absence and escaping after the loot. It is being suspected that the locals are involved in these loot cases as construction work is underway in the area.

On getting the information, the local police have initiated an investigation based on the CCTV footage.

It is to be noted that the capital city has been reporting a rise in loot cases in the last two days.

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