The held accused has been identified as Santosh Behera (30), history-sheeter.
Notably, with the fresh arrest the total number of accused held in the case so far has gone up to three.
Worth mentioning, Satntosh along with her three aides broke into one Ranjit Patra’s house late in the night on May 18, while he remained admitted to a Covid-19 hospital located in Bhubaneswar. Taking the advantage of the victim’s absence the trio burgled cash and other valuables worth lakhs from his house before decamping.
After being intimated by some neighbours about the burglary Ranjit lodge a case at Pahala Police Outpost later.
Acting upon the complaint police arrested at least two of the accused last week and recovered Rs 30,000 cash and a gold necklace from their possession.
Based on the information extracted from the duo during their interrogation, Santosh was nabbed.