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THEFT OF 56 GAS CYLINDERS FROM BARIPADA: 8 ARRESTED, 18 CYLINDERS SEIZED

Sarojini Bishi

Baripada: 56 cylinders were stolen from a HP gas warehouse in Shyamakhunta area under Baripada Sadar police station. The police have arrested 8 people in this incident today. All the arrested accused are from Bada Sahi area of Mayurbhanj. There are already cases against them in different police stations.

According to the news, the police seized a car with 18 cylinders, a pickup van, a mobile phone and some cash from all the arrested thieves.

Out of the 8 people arrested, 5 people stole and 3 others bought the stolen gas cylinders from them.

Last January, 56 gas cylinders were stolen and handed over to Baripada town police station. Based on this, the police filed a case and started the investigation process. However, while 18 cylinders have been seized, where did the other 38 cylinders go and who is involved in it, they have started an investigation.

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