Five highway looters nabbed in Kendrapara

Rajkanika: In a joint operation Kendrapara and Aul police arrested five highway looters on Monday. Of the five, one is a minor, police said.

The police had undertaken the raid after a complaint that five highway looters made away with Rs 47,000 and a mobile phone from a truck driver, Seikh Muna, of Pattamundai region on February 17.

Gagarin Mohanty, Additional SP, Kendrapara told reporters that three police teams were formed to conduct the raid at different places to nab the perpetrators.

The police official said one Bolero, two bikes, mobiles, Rs 1000 cash and weapons were seized from their possession. Mohanty added that the arrested persons were involved in a number of crimes.