Two looters nabbed by Sambalpur cops


Sambalpur: Police here Friday apprehended two persons for allegedly snatching valuables and cash from a person in front of Buddharaja petrol pump here a couple of days ago.

The accused were identified as Lalit Munda and Abinash Munda, both residents of Deheripalli under Ainthapali police limits in Sambalpur district. The motorcycle used in the crime has been seized by the police.

According to police the accused duo had looted one Bikram Kumar Shah, a resident of Daily market area in Burla, while the latter was on his way to Golebazaar.

The duo intercepted Shah near the petro pump and snatched away his gold chain and Rs 3, 200 in cash, before beating him black and blue and sped away on a motorcycle.

A case (251/18) has been registered in this regard and the accused will be produced before the court on Saturday, said the police.

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