Five held for looting Orient Paper Mills in Odisha

Brajrajnagar: The police arrested five persons for allegedly looting Orient Paper Mills in Brajrajnagar town of Odisha’s Jharsuguda district. Also, the police seized more than a quintal copper wire stolen from the premises of the paper mill.

On December 18 night, as many as 15 miscreants entered the OPM premises to carry out dacoity. Security Guards deployed at the mill tried to oppose the miscreants. Following this, they attacked the security guards with sharp weapons.

A total of four Security Guards were injured critically in the incident. Initially they were admitted to the Central Hospital in Mandalia. Two of the injured were then shifted to the VIMSAR hospital in Burla.

Based on a written complaint lodged by the mills authorities, the Brajrajnagar Police launched an investigation and arrested five accused. Other persons involved in the case are still at large.

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