Lootera Gang Busted In Odisha’s Cuttack City, Notorious Criminal Among 4 Arrested
Cuttack: A lootera gang was busted in Odisha’s Cuttack city with the arrest of four miscreants, including notorious criminal Abdul Razaque alias Juma, Cuttack Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Pinak Mishra informed on Wednesday.
According to sources, the four-member gang was active in the Cuttack-Bhubaneswar twin cities for the past few years. “The arrested anti-social elements were chiefly involved in vehicle thefts,” DCP told mediapersons.
The most-wanted Juma is a native of Koraput district. He was previously involved in a hit-and-run incident, including a POCSO case. He has expertise in stealing four-wheelers. More than 17 criminal cases are pending against him at different police stations, added sources.
Sadar police have recovered five four-wheelers, two motorcycles and gold ornaments weighing around 60 grams, the DCP added.
It is pertinent to mention here that an FIR was lodged at Cuttack Sadar station on August 21 following which a probe was initiated to arrest them. All of them have been forwarded to court.