Berhampur: Police have arrested six persons on charges of stealing domestic animals and rescued 151 goats and sheep from their possession.
According to police, the accused persons used to loot goats and sheep from sheds by threatening the rearers with sharp weapons in Ganjam and other neighbouring districts. After several complaints, police had registered a case and initiated a probe into the incident.
However, the cops nabbed six members of the gang while efforts are on to apprehend others involved in the offence.
An SUV, swords and mobile phones have been seized from their possession of the accused persons.
Worth mentioning, the gang while looting goats at Baragaon village under Jagannathprasad police limits in Ganjam district on January 9 had left behind an SUV before fleeing the spot.