Dancer held for laptop thefts

BHUBANESWAR: Nayapalli Police on Wednesday arrested a dancer who had stolen at least 15 laptops and close to half a dozen mobile phones from hostels of various engineering colleges. Cops have

Published: 01st March 2012 07:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:26 PM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR: Nayapalli Police on Wednesday arrested a dancer who had stolen at least 15 laptops and close to half a dozen mobile phones from hostels of various engineering colleges. Cops have recovered 10 laptops and five mobile phone handsets from the accused, Raj Kishore Parida. The rest are being traced.

Parida, police said, is a trained dancer and performs on stage. Handsome, he would usually sneak into the hostel rooms during morning hours when students were busy attending classes. “Parida would enter the hostel during morning hours and then enter rooms where he would steal food and decamp with laptops without raising any suspicion,” an officer said.  He carried out such operations frequently till a complaint was lodged by Vinit Kumar, a resident of Jayadev Vihar. Police said Parida had married thrice and has six children.

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