Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: Two more close associates of notorious gangster siblings Sushant and Sushil Dhalasamanta - Chandan Behera and Devdutta Das alias Lipuna - were arrested from Kolkata, commissioner of Police YB Khurania said here today.

A special team of Commissionerate police raided various places in the capital of West Bengal and arrested Chandan and Lipuna for their alleged involvement in three murder cases.

While Chandan was allegedly involved in the murder of Cuttack-based pulses trader Md Farooq, Lipuna has been arrested for his complicity in killing Omm and Dipu, Khurania added.

With the fresh arrests, the total number of persons arrested for links with the gangster brothers has gone up to 35. Properties worth Rs 7 crores have been seized from their possession, the commissioner pointed out.