Kendrapada, November 12 (odisha.in) Police arrested three notorious criminals at Marsaghai on Saturday night
on the charges of their involvements in many robbery, theft, dacoity, and other crimes in Paradeep, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Bhubenswer and other areas of the state.
All the three arrested criminals are belonging to the gang of dreaded criminal Hydar, said Pramod Kumar Singh the police officer of Marsaghai police outpost.
All the three arrested criminals have been identified as Manoj Kumar Mallick of village Charakunda, Dibyaranjan alias Lipu Swain of Marasaghai and SWamarjit alias Pintu Mohanty of Shyamasundarpur.
Police have also seized two mobile phones and two motor-cycles from them.Police were chasing nine criminals on the national highway no-5(A) on Saturday. But, six criminals managed to escape.
All the criminals were looting two-wheelers and four wheelers by brandishing them revolvers. Last week, all the three arrested criminals and others attacked a four-wheeler owner, Giridhari Sahoo and looted fifteen thousand and two mobile phones from him, added the police officer.
All the three arrested persons were produced in the court of Sub-divisional judicial magistrate in Kendrapada on Sunday. The court rejected their bail applications and remanded them into jail custody.
All the three arrested criminals were booked under section-, 395, 323, 307, 399, 402 and 34 of Indian Penal Code.Police are also investigating their involvements in many cases in port town Paradeep and other areas.
Notorious gang leader Sk. Hydar of Kendrapada had been arrested two years back in Nagpur, Maharastra on the charges of killing one of the gang members of his bete-noire Sk.Suleman in Bhubaneswar.
Since more than two years, Hydar is languishing in the jail and in his absence, his son Sk. Muna and other criminals were running the crime network in Kendrapada and other areas. Police arrested Muna three weeks back, said the police officer.
Six months back, police arrested three members of Hydar gang on the charges of attacking the house of a congress leader and Panchayat Samiti member, Ganyaranjan Mohanty at Garapur near Kendrapada town.
Patakura police had also arrested four months back a gang member of Hydar, Trilochan alias Tulei Behera (27) atGaradapur and seized a pistol from him.
Police had also arrested on four months back, three gang members of Hydar, Milan Swain and Basudev Nayak at Haladiagada Chhack on the national highway no-5(A) on the charges of attacking the manager of a construction company, said the police officer.