Bhubaneswar: The Khandagiri Police today arrested a youth for allegedly stealing gift envelopes containing cash from different marriage mandaps in Bhubaneswar city. Based on a complaint lodged by one Mochiram Baliarsingh on July 1, 2019, the police carried out investigation and came to know about an involvement of Sekh Abdul Latif of Keranga village of Khordha district in looting gift envelopes containing cash from different marriage mandaps.
Mochiram in his complaint alleged that some unknown culprits stole 400 gift envelopes containing Rs 4 lakh cash from Marriage Mandap Classic Continental, Kolathia on May 28, 2019.
Sekh Abdul also looted gift envelopes from Sidheswar Club Jagamara on December 11, 2019, Sri Sai Gurdian, Kolathia October 22, 2019 and OAS association Bhawan, Unit-III, Kharvelanagar December 13, 2019.
As per reports, Rs 3.98 lakh cash, gold and silver ornaments, two motorcycles and empty gift envelopes were seized from the accused.