Inter District Chain-snatching gang busted, 3 arrested


Jharsuguda:Three miscreants who were involved in several snatchings case and loot in the Jharsuguda District were arrested by Jharsuguda Police on Friday. They have recovered a 5,000 cash and Chain along with seizure of one Magazine with six round live ammunitions, knife and Bike (OR-23 A 7316) involved in the crime.

In a Press Conference, Jharsuguda S.P. Dilip Deo said a four member gang were wanted in recent three snatching cases registered at Brajrajnagar and Belpahar together. The arrested snatchers were identified as Javed Ali (20) of Purunabasti (Jharsuguda), Bhibhu Jena (22) of Khalikote (Ganjam) and Sangram Samantray of Brajrajnagar. However, one more member Pradip Parida of Khalikote (Ganjam) of the gang is still at large.

The gang members ride two-wheelers, usually target women at isolated locations and snatch their gold ornaments at gun point. The offenders had committed the crime at Brajrajnagar and Belpahar. The main master mind of this gang is Javed Ali of Purnabasti Jharsuguda. Said S.P. Dilip Deo