Bhubaneswar: Tightening its noose around arrested gangster Syed Usman Ali alias Tito, the Crime Branch on Wednesday raided his residence at Dilarpur in Kendrapara district today.
The raid was carried as part of an ongoing investigation against the gangster for his involvement in multiple illegal businesses.
During the raid, the Crime Branch took Tito’s two brothers–G Babu and SK Jitu–and his relative into custody for interrogation in connection with the gangster’s crime syndicate.
Notably, Tito, who had managed to give the police a slip for years, was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch following an encounter at Chandikhole in Jajpur on June 30, 2018.
On April 19, the notorious gangster was shifted from Kendrapara Sub-Jail to Jharpara Jail in Bhubaneswar ahead of elections in Kendrapara following suspicion that he might cause disturbance and influence witnesses of the criminal cases registered against him.