Bhubaneswar: As many as seven burglars and five receivers of stolen property were arrested by Chandaka police in Bhubaneswar outskirts on Saturday.
The arrested burglars have been identified as Shiba Sahoo (22), Biswanath Dehury (22), Chandan Mohapatra (19), Bachan Nayak (23), Arata Jena (35), Dhirendra Dehury (28) and Pinku Behera (28).
Acting on reliable inputs, a police team conducted a raid at Chandaka area and arrested the burglars along with the seizure of a huge cache of stolen property.
Police said that the arrested persons were found to be involved in a number of burglary cases in various places in Chandaka and nearby areas.
As many as nine gas cylinders, 14 water pumps, several electronic items including laptops and mobile phones have been seized them, informed Bhubaneswar DCP.