19 April 2019
Bhubaneswar: Dreaded gangster Tito, who has been languishing in jail since his arrest on June 30 night last year (2018), was today shifted to Jharpada Special Jail here from Kendrapada Jail owing to administrative reasons.
Gangster Tito alias Syed Usman Ali was arrested on June 30 night last year by a team of Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch. He was under the scanner of the Crime Branch since long.
As per reports, Tito had then tried to flee from the clutches of the STF by attacking some officials when he was injured in retaliatory firing. He had sustained a bullet injury on his right leg and had been rushed to Barchana Hospital for initial check-up after which he had been referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
Later on, five of his associates were also arrested by the STF. Various weapons including two pistols were also seized from their possession.
Even the Odisha Police launched a massive probe to uncover the criminal network of notorious gangster Tito.