Bhubaneswar youth arrested for stealing cellphones


Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police arrested Abhishek Chemi (26) alias Babi from Mancheswar area on charges of stealing mobile phones and forwarded him to court today.

According to the reports, one Gauranga Mallik (33) of Jagannath Colony in Mancheswar area had lodged a complaint with Mancheswar police on August 20. In his complaint, Mallick alleged that unknown miscreants had stolen two mobile phones from his house.

Acting on the complaint, the police launched a probe and nabbed Chemi. During the interrogation, the accused confessed to have stolen several mobile phones from houses and trucks parked at industrial estate of Mancheswar. Eleven cellphones were seized from him.

“The accused has been sent to judicial custody. Further investigation is on to identify involvement of the other persons if any,” a press note released by the office of Deputy Commissioner of Police stated.

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