Bolangir: Bolangir police have busted a gang, which stole cash from the side box of two-wheelers in the district, with the arrest of five persons including a woman for their alleged involvement in the criminal activity.
This was informed by Bolangir SP Madkar Sandeep Sampat.
The accused have been identified as Babula Das alias M Sallu Reddy, A Shiba, A Santosh, and D Gandhi. The identity of the woman was concealed. All the accused persons hail from Aska area of Ganjam district.
According to sources, the police team traced the gang after receiving reliable information about their location. Following the arrest of the members of the gang, cops also seized cash amounting to Rs 3.80 lakh and two motorcycles from their possession.
While a case has been registered under relevant sections, the accused will soon be forwarded to court, sources said.