Two students arrested for theft

Published: 08th March 2013 12:03 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th March 2013 12:03 PM   |  A+A-

Two students were arrested on Thursday for snatching a purse from two girls at Behera Sai on Wednesday.

The accused have been identified as Pratyush Nayak (22) and Ronek Patnaik (20). While Nayak is studying in a degree college, Patnaik is pursuing his engineering. Police officials at Nayapalli police station informed that the two have been snatching purses from women for quite sometime.

After the initial raid, the police found around 25 purses and 12 mobile phones. The arrested were produced before a court on Thursday.

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