Six arrested for burglary bid in Sambalpur


Sambalpur: Police on Sunday arrested six persons for allegedly attempting to loot valuables from a house at Kadamal village under Khetrajpur police limits in Sambalpur district.

The accused were identified as Bikash Das (20), Anil Das (20), Jubraj Sahu (19), Samiraj Lagun (19), Gulshan Ekka (24) and Dilbar Bhanja (22). Some house breaking weapons have been seized from them.

The accused were arrested after a complaint was made in this regard by Sumit Barlia of Kadamal village.

According to the complainant, the accused persons had entered his house on the night of August 9 by climbing over the boundary wall. They were trying to break the window of the house when the family members woke up hearing the noise. The robbers then fled the house.

On the basis of the complaint, a case was registered and the accused were nabbed. The arrested persons have confessed to their involvement in several robberies under different police limits in the recent past. They were forwarded to court on Sunday.

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