Two Held For Stealing Power Cables In Bhubaneswar


Bhubaneswar: Lingaraj police arrested two persons for allegedly stealing power cable wires and seized a huge cache of power cable from their possession in the city.

The accused person has been identified as Santosh Kumar Subudhi (40) and Sushil Kumar Nayak (41) from Kabisuryanagar of Ganjam district.

According to available information, the accused stole wires from a company situated in Mancheswar industrial estate and stored the items at a place in Lingaraj area in order to smuggle them wires to Kolkata.

Acting on a tip-off, Lingaraj police raided the place and arrested the accused person in this connection. The cops also seized around 32.90 quintals of cable wires and a motorcycle from their possession.

On being questioned, the accused failed to produce valid documents. Later, they confessed to their crime.

A case (10/21) was registered against the accused and they were forwarded to court on Sunday, police said.

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