Odisha Man Held For Looting Foreign Nationals

Mumbai: An Odisha man and other two persons were arrested by Mumbai police for looting cash and other valuables from three foreign nationals in Mumbai.

The accused from Odisha has been identified as Santosh Behera while two others were revealed as Mahesh Lokhande and Suraj Kalbhaire.

Sayed Miskteen Sadat from Afghanistan along with two other associates had arrived in India earlier this week. Taking the advantage, Santosh identifying himself as Jack Daniel, met Sayed and assured him to arrange a visa for Canada. Later, he took Sayed and his other friends in a cab to Bhokarpada village, on the old Mumbai-Pune highway. Soon Santosh’s two other associates arrived at the spot and snatched the bag containing cash and valuables of the foreign nationals.

On the basis of the complaint, police have arrested three accused and recovered 1,200 US dollars, cash worth Rs 3 lakh and other stolen valuables.


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