BHUBANESWAR: The Commissionerate Police arrested a 28-year-old man for stealing iron rods and concrete slabs from a construction site at Gandamunda in Khandagiri on Sunday.
Stolen articles worth Rs.one lakh have been recovered from his possession. The accused has been identified as Sinu Reddy of Kadali Godam area near Old Station Market here.
Sources said the workers engaged at the site, where a mall would come up, lodged the complaint at Khandagiri police station. Acting on the complaint, police laid a trap and nabbed the accused. Reddy has been booked under Section-379 of the IPC and produced in court.