Engineer arrested for robbing valuable gadgets in the city

Bhubaneswar: Compressor police today arrested a mechanical engineer on charges of cheating and looting from various traders in Bhubaneswar. The accused person has been identified as Suryakanta Tripathi.
According to police sources, the accused planted themselves as Commercial Tax Officers, PD and DRDA officers. Later, he betrays them after winning the trust of traders. On 19 November, Nikunj Khemani, the owner of an electronics shop, lodged a complaint at Sahid Nagar police station that five expensive mobile phones were looted by Tripathi.
Acting on a tip-off, the police launched an investigation and managed to arrest Tripathi today. Six laptops, three expensive mobile phones, CPUs, printer machines worth Rs 6 lakh were seized from his possession.
According to police sources, three criminal cases against Tripathi have been registered in Sahid Nagar PS. He is suspected to be involved in more fraud cases in the district and border areas.

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