Crime

21 cases against hi-tech thief Sanjay Nishank

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police on Thursday added nine more cases against the hi-tech thief Sanjay Kumar Nishank, whose remand period will end tomorrow.

With these nine cases, the total number of cases against the BBA graduate-turned looter reached 21.

Police also extracted many clues regarding his crime network during interrogation in four-day remand, which will end tomorrow. He will be produced in court tomorrow.

He was involved in multiple robberies. Police had seized many valuable articles worth Rs 60 lakh. The valuables include gold and silver ornaments, mobile phones, laptops, LED tv and wrist watches.

He is a native of Atri area under Begunia block in Khurda district.

Following his arrest, the police had seized 778 grams gold and 796 grams silver ornaments estimated at `32 lakh, cash to the tune of `39,504, 43 mobile phones, 29 watches, 26 laptops, three tablets, two LED TVs and other valuables like wrist watches, several inter-connecting gadgets and a bike from his possession.

He was nabbed after a medical student, pursuing his PhD, lodged a complaint at the Info City police station alleging theft of his mobile phone, a laptop and an external hard disk from his rented house.

Acting on his complaint, the cops arrested him after tracking his mobile phone and identifying the helmet he used during the loot, which was captured in the CCTV at these areas.

 

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