Rs 7 lakh found in D-brothers’ Vizag bank account

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Tuesday seized around Rs 7 lakh from a bank account in Vizag in Andhra Pradesh belonging to the two dreaded criminals— Sushant Dhalasamant and his brother Sushil Dhalasamant

According to sources in the probe team, the bank account of D-brothers was registered in the name of Manoranjan Patnaik.

The State police had formed different squads and had sent one team to Visakhapatnam in order to trace the monetary transactions of the criminal siblings.

Sushant had a PAN card in the name of Manoj Patnaik and several bank accounts. He also had a residence address in the port city, sources added.

Notably, the two brothers were arrested by a team of commissionerate police from a rented house at Pokhariput area on Friday night. Police seized three revolvers, 108 rounds of bullets and Rs 10 lakh in cash from their possession.

Soon after their arrest, police raided the house of these two brothers in the CDA area of Cuttack and seized cash over Rs 2.65 crore, one 9 mm carbine, a double barrel gun along with 150 live bullets, a diary, a laptop, some mobile phones and a fleet of luxury cars.

Cuttack DCP Sanjeev Arora revealed that as many as 22 bank accounts belonging to the brothers have been traced so far and are being examined by the Income Tax department.