Rourkela: Police today arrested five middlemen operating from a car outside Rourkela RTO and seized several fake documents from them.
The arrested were identified as Ashwini Kumar Mohanty, Sanjay Kumar Sahu, Bholanath Nayak, Padmacharan Padhi and Bibhuti Bhusan Acharya.
One Maruti Suzuki car, one motorcycle, one Honda Activa scooter, one printer, six mobile phones, Rs 22,700 in cash was seized from their possession along with several fake documents used in the Rourkela transport office.
After a brief lull, middlemen in Rourkela RTO have surfaced. After the government restricted brokers from operating from inside the transport offices, the arrested persons were operating from a car outside the office premises.
Earlier, the Rourkela Police had arrested 28 middlemen during raids.