Inter-State gang of thieves busted
Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Thursday arrested three members of an inter-State gang of thieves and seized 40 mobile phones, three laptops and a tablet from their possession. Acting on a tip-off, a patrolling team of Saheed Nagar police station detained a group of persons belonging to Tamil Nadu at Acharya Vihar chowk and found a number of stolen mobile phones, laptops and other electronic items carried by them.
Pretending themselves to be deaf and dumb, they target houses kept open during the morning hours. They enter these houses stealthily and steal mobile phones, laptops and money purses. After committing burglaries, they send the stolen articles to Tamil Nadu for selling it off. If they are questioned by house owners, they pretend themselves to be physically challenged and beggars.