Reported by Santosh Jagdev
Bhubaneswar, Aug 22:
In a major breakthrough, Commissionerate police today arrested two hard-core criminals after conducting a surprise raids in their houses and seized three gold chains and two gold rings weighing about 81 grams worth more than Rs 2 lakh.
The accused, identified as Tejraj Ahemad Khan (21) alias Rahul and Maheswar Sahu (19) alias Bulu, were forwarded to a local court today. Both of them hail from the city,
Police have slapped charges under sections 379, 394 of IPC and 25 Arms Act against the accused.
According to Kharvela police, acting on a complaint lodged by a local person, police conducted raids on the hideouts of the criminals and apprehended them. During interrogation, the duo confessed to their crime and revealed that they had committed such crimes in Satyanagar, Kharvela Nagar and other areas in the city, police said.
Three gold chains and two gold rings were recovered from the accused during search. The investigation in the case is in progress, police added.