Dumka, Jun 4 : The district police on Thursday busted a gang of criminals who were involved in lifting of vehicles and has arrested 10 people in this connection. The arrested were identified as Naveen Kumar Singh, Asahna village under Muffasil Police station, Rahim Ansari, Chunchun Kunwar, Uttam Kumar Manjhi alias Munda, Jugal Mandal, Parmeshwar Kumar Manjhi alias Pardeshi, Kishore Kapri, Pradeep Yadav, Gangadhar Manjhi and Manish Kumar Yadav.
Addressing a press conference here Dumka SP Ambar Lakra said in the recent past many incidents of tractor loot and theft had taken place in the district following which a team under Sadar SDPO Pujya Prakash and DSP Cyber Sriram Samad was constituted. The special team acting on a tip off, nabbed Naveen, who later spilled the beans and subsequently all the members of the gang including the leader was arrested, Mr Lakra informed.
Four tractors, various valuable parts and other items worth a total of Rs 25 lakh has been seized from them including a motorcycle. The SP added that the vehicles were sold later in far flung interior areas of the neighbouring state of Bihar. (UNI)