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08 June 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das


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Bhubaneswar: Crime cases have slowly been on the rise in capital city. In one such case on Friday night, an abduction attempt was foiled and guns were seized from two luxurious cars near Vani Vihar area in Bhubaneswar.

As per police officials, an online trader named Shiv Sunder Das of Nayapalli was sleeping in his SUV car after getting into a heated argument with his wife last night. Some miscreants noticed this and decided to take advantage of the situation. They got into the car, gagged Shiva and started driving the vehicle in an attempt to abduct him and steal the vehicle.

When they approached the Vani Vihar bridge, they noticed officials of Regional Transport Office (RTO) conducting surprise checks of vehicles. On seeing this, the miscreants abruptly stopped the car. At that time, a truck hit the SUV car causing a series of mishaps. Using the opportunity, the miscreants managed to flee the spot.

On intimation, Saheed Nagar police rescued Shiv and are further probing into the matter. A mouser, a gun, and a bullet along with two cars have been seized from the spot.

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Anup Sahoo, DCP, Bhubaneswar