Car thief nabbed - The New Indian Express

Car thief nabbed

Published: 18th November 2012 09:17 AM

Last Updated: 18th November 2012 09:17 AM

He is Susant, Badal, Mantu and Rohit. Even his father has an alias. Meet Manoj Patra, a driver by vocation and car thief by profession.

Chandrasekharpur Police who nabbed Manoj on Saturday seized three cars from him, a Toyota Innova, a Hyundai Verna and a Tata Indigo. The Verna belonged to former minister Anjali Behera.

Handsome and charming, Manoj would befriend drivers before fleeing with their cars. He had walked into a car showroom and on the pretext of test drive, fled with a car. He had engaged his cars in a travel agency and managed to evade police notice.

When he was arrested, a dozen or more ladies, claiming to be his girlfriends, arrived at the police station to query about him leaving the police amused.

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