Two wanted sharp shooters arrested for links with gangster Tito

Kendrapara/Cuttack: Continuing its action to destroy the crime network of the gangster Tito alias Syed Usman Ali, the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Sunday arrested two sharpshooters for their alleged links with the gangster.

“More than 25 cases including murder and extortion are pending against the arrested sharp shooter identified as SK Sayed and Babula. They were in the wanted list of Odisha police. They are being interrogated to ascertain their links with the gangster and his criminal activities”, informed DIG Himanshu Lal.

The Kendrapara SDJM court had on Friday directed the Crime Branch to submit the case diary of gangster Tito on July 16.

The court has also asked the Crime Branch sleuths to submit the list containing details of the seized properties, belonging to the gangster and his relatives, the same day.

Meanwhile, the Special Task Force (STF), during its ongoing raid, sealed a furniture showroom belong to one of Tito’s relatives at Marsaghai in Kendrapara district. The raid was conducted by the STF after it came to know that Tito has invested money on this establishment.

The STF sleuths had also interrogated Tito’s wife Benazir Bibi at her residence at Dilarpur in the district for more than an hour over owning firms, petrol pumps and a luxurious car.

Meanwhile, the Crime Branch has taken Tito on three-day remand after the SDJM court allowed for the same, the third time.

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