Odisha: Five looters held for looting Rs 50 lakh at gun point

Berhampur: The police today cracked the Rs 50 lakh loot case in Berhampur and arrested five looters. Also, Rs 36.77 lakh were seized out of the total loot amount Rs 50 lakh from the possession of the looters.

During questioning of the looters, the police came to know that the main accused utilised a major chunk of the looted amount to purchase gifts for his girlfriend who is studying B.Tech.

Based on the revelations, the police later seized the gifted gold jewellery and mobile phone from the house of the looter’s girlfriend.

Worth mentioning, some miscreants looted Rs 50 lakh from a staff of Kolkata-based garment company in Sriram Nagar area of Berhampur at gun point 15 days back. After a complaint was filed, police launched an inquiry and today arrested the looters.

Police sources said, however, two persons involved in the loot case are still at large.

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