Jagatsinghpur, June 14 (LocalWire): In a major breakthrough here, the local police on Friday said it has solved two cases of snatching with the arrest of seven miscreants in Jagatsinghpur.
Acting on a tip-off, the local police led by IIC of Jagatsinghpur police station Rajani Kant Mishra arrested kingpin Biswanath Nayak alias Raja of Jeera under Raghunathpur police.
The police also apprehended Swayansu Satyanarayan Das and Nirakar Das of Palasola, Sakti Ranjan Mohanty of Jagannathpur, Somanath Nath of Balrampur, and Sangram Das and Sanatan Das of Palasudha under Jagatsinghpur police limit.
Raja, who was arrested earlier in connection with robbery and snatching case and was jailed for several years, set up his own gang and started committing crime after his release, the police said.
The snatchers were involved in offences in areas under Paradip police limits and other areas of the district, the police said.
The police seized three chains and four motorcycles from their possession and have registered two cases based on the complaints of one, Anita Pradhan and two, the wife of Ghansyam Swain under Jagatsinghpur police limits.
All seven snatchers have been produced in the local court.