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Mumbai Crime Branch arrested four persons suspected underworld links

Berhampur:8/7/17;The Mumbai Crime Branch (CB) today arrested four persons from Ganjam district over suspected underworld links and extortion in the name of gangster Chhota Rajan and seized five China-made SIM boxes.

According to police, four persons were arrested including mastermind identified as T Laxminarayan Sharoff who was operating the SIM boxes used to divert international calls from the Silk city along with his associates. Sharoff along with his associates Pradeep Choudhury, Suresh Kumar Satpathy, and Santosh Kumar Sahu was operating the illegal telephone exchange racket under the name of a business house, S. World.“A dreaded gangster of Hong Kong, Suresh Pujari, who is a close associate of Chhota Rajan had demanded Rs 2 crore as ransom from a Mumbai-based real estate businessman over phone. After tracing the call, CB found the calls were made from Berhampur. Subsequently, they contacted the police here who raided different places and arrested three persons from Berhampur and one from Chhatrapur. Five China made SIM boxes were seized from the accused,” said Berhampur additional SP Trinath Patel.

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