Vehicle-Lifting Gang Busted, Two Juveniles Held In Cuttack

Cuttack: Madhupatna police on Tuesday busted a vehicle-lifting racket with the recovery of 8 two-wheelers from Madhupatna, Cuttack Sadar and Badambadi areas of the city.

Two juveniles have been apprehended in this connection. A man, identified as Krushna Kumar Nayak of Athgarh used to buy the stolen vehicles from the duo, the police said. Nayak has been booked under Section 379 of the IPC and remanded in judicial custody.

The police acted on a complaint lodged by a resident of Nuapada under Madhupatna police limits whose scooter was stolen earlier this month. The juveniles have admitted to have committed theft of a number of vehicles in the city, the police said.

Subhanarayan Muduli, ACP (Zone VI), Cuttack