Berhampur, Feb 13 (LocalWire) Police on Wednesday cracked a robbery case of Khallikote in Ganjam district with arrest of three accused and recovery of several goods, including gold and silver ornaments, looted about 13 days ago.
The arrested people were included Ajay Gouda (23), Jitu Pandi (21) of Khojapalli and Alok Pradhan (20) of Chingudikhola, said Chhatrapur Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Ramesh Chandra Sethi.
“Gold ornaments weighing around 126 gm, silver ornaments weighing around 9.500 kg, about Rs 19,000 in cash, six mobile sets, two motorcycles and a knife were seized from the accused,” said Sethi.
At least three motor-borne miscreants looted around 300 gram gold and 13 kg silver ornaments from Rabindra Kumar Nayak of Kanheipur at gun point at Kandhigaon on February 1.
Nayak runs a business of gold and silver ornaments and was robbed while returning home.
At least four more people were also involved in the robbery, said Sethi.
“Search has been intensified to arrest the others and recover rest of the stolen items,” said the SDPO.