Berhampur: In a major crackdown, Odisha police have arrested two persons from Chhattisgarh on the charges of looting two jewellery shops situated in Berhampur district.
The accused persons were identified as Lokesh Srivas (29) of Nayapada village under Pandatarai police limits in Kabeerdham district and Lokesh Rao (24), a resident of Bhilai in the Durg district of Chhattisgarh.
As per reports, the duo decamped with jewellery weighing around 1400grams from Binod jewellery shop on 30 October and jewellery weighing 424grams and cash Rs.1.40 lakhs from Keshav Jewellery shop on December 17. Following this, two cases were registered at Badabazar police Station in Berhampur.
After persistent efforts, police today managed to arrest the two accused persons from their home State Chhattisgarh, who were involved in the series of burglaries.