Scrap worth Rs 1 crore seized

Paradip: A team of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) seized stolen scrap and construction materials worth Rs 1 crore after conducting raid here on scrap stock yard at Sandhakud slum area on Friday.

Acting on a tip-off, the CISF jawans raided the slum area and seized five truck and three tractor loaded with the illegal materials from eight houses, CISF sources said, adding the scraps were allegedly  stolen from the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd ( IOCL).

Sources said the company which works in the IOCL treatment plant had been complaining regarding the burglary of scrap and valuable construction materials. Acting on its complaint, CISF team accompanied by IOCL officials launched a search operation at the slum area yesterday. They busted huge amount of scraps piled up in some of the slum houses. The team also found some construction materials from a nearest river.