Bhadrak: In a commendable effort, Bhadrak Town Police arrested at least one looter and seized loot items from his possession within hours of a burglary incident which took place in Dhamnagar area last night.
As per the report, at least three bike-borne looters chased and intercepted Ratnakar Sahoo, the owner of one Kanak Durga Jewellery of Dhamnagar Bazar at Dakhinabada Chhak and snatched away a jewellery bag from him which contained gold ornaments worth Rs 4 lakh.
While the incident took place at around 10 PM in the night, minutes after Ratnakar left for home along with his nephew, he intimated the incident to Dhamnagar Police which swung into action immediately.
Later, acting upon a tip-off from Dhamnagar Police, Bhadrak Town Police managed to nab one of the looters from Sahapur Chhak with the help of locals.
The held looter has been identified as Sangram Das of Bhadrak.
Police also seized a TVS Apache bike used by the looters from the spot.
A massive manhunt is on to nab the rest two burglars who managed to give police a slip during the raid.