Timan gang key member arrested

Rayagada: Police arrested Jiten Deep, a gang member of dreaded criminal Timan Kumbhar of Bolangir district, from his hideout in Rayagada district.

A special police team arrested Jiten from his relative’s house at Therubali village in Rayagada district last night. The Bolangir police would forward him to court after reaching Bolangir.

Notably, Timan and his 12 associates are in jail in extortion, tender fixing and Government land grabbing cases. Earlier, mastermind of the gang Khirod Mishra, also known as Guruji, was arrested by the police and sent to jail in June this year.