Jajpur: Dharmasala police station sleuths in Jajpur district have arrested as many as nine persons in an alleged truck theft case.
Reportedly, a truck was stolen from a crusher near Bhadanga under Dharmasala police limits on September 11.
On the basis of the complaint, police began investigating. After pertinent efforts, the police busted a truck theft gang. While three members of the gang were arrested from Kolkata and Bihar, six others were arrested from Badachana, Balichandrapur, and Dharmasala.
The cops have also seized a car and Rs 2.45 lakh from their possession. All the accused involved in the truck theft gang have been forwarded to court, officials said.