Divyang youth detained for stealing bus in Balasore


Balasore: Police have detained a differently-abled youth from Jagatsinghpur district for allegedly stealing a passenger bus from the city bus stand in Balasore district on late Monday night.

According to information, the youth had stolen a private bus named Jhadeswar from the city bus stand last night by using duplicate key.

While he was on his way towards Cuttack employees of a toll plaza near Shergarh intercepted the vehicle who asked him for road tax. An altercation erupted after he refused to pay the tax, following which the toll employees contacted police.

A team from the Khantapara police station rushed to the spot and took the youth into custody.

During interrogation police found some foul play and later the accused revealed to have committed the theft using duplicate keys. Further investigation is underway.

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