Odisha Youth Arrested In Gujarat’s Surat Over Multiple Theft Charges

Bhubaneswar/Surat: A youth from Ganjam district in Odisha was arrested by the Surat City Crime Branch over theft charges.

The accused has been identified as Dandapani Bisoi.

According to available information, Dandapani used to introduce himself as Lala alias Nelu alias Gurkha to conceal his original identity and also flew to multiple destinations in Surat from his native place to commit thefts.

Dandapani used to live in a rented house at Keshav Nagar in Limbayat area of Surat.

Following a raid, cops recovered cash worth Rs 8.92 lakh in Indian currency and Rs 6.24 lakh in foreign denomination, clothes worth Rs 2.15 lakh and a motorcycle from his possession.

Crime Branch has also seized some equipment such as hammers, cutters, hand gloves, and masks which he used to break the locks and doors.

Dandapani was conducting the burglaries in the industrial areas of the diamond city since 2014 and has so far committed more than 30 thefts.

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