Bike lifter gang busted, 6 vehicles recovered
Nuapada: In a success against bike lifters on prowl in the district, Nuapada Police today arrested at least three members of an inter-state gang and recovered six stolen bikes from their possession.
The arrested bike lifters have been identified as Pradip Majhi of neighbouring Chhattisgarh, Nand Kumar Yadav of Khariar Road and Sarju Jagat, Badu Rout of Nuapada district.
As per the report, a team of Khariar Road Jonk Police conducted a raid under its limits last night after getting a tip-off on the presence of the gang. During the raid the gang members tried to give police a slip which cops foiled and nabbed them.
Police said the gang was involved in a number of bike lifting cases in Odisha and its neighbouring states.
The arrested bike lifters were forwarded to court later in the day.