As per the report, police reached the gangster by tracing his location by tapping multiple phone calls which he made to at least three women, who are alleged to be his girlfriends.
The three women, whom Odisha Police have also named in its list of eight suspects in Hyder escape conspiracy are, Banita Rout (26) from Cuttack, Archana Parida (18) from Balasore and Sonali Swain (22) of Kendrapara.
More interestingly, though after his flawlessly planned escapade from SCB Medical in Cuttack on April 10 the gangster remained in constant touch with his three girlfriends, they remained anonymous to each other.
It is learnt that, during its course of action to nail down Hyder the Odisha Police came traced at least three phone numbers to which Hyder was making calls regularly. Though Hyder’s location was traced in Telengana from a call on April 13, he managed to give police a slip.
Later on April 15, police outsmarted the gangster to trace his location again through another call to one of these three girls and nabbed him finally.
As per the final report, post the gangster’s arrest his seven-day remand to Mangalabag Police has been put on hold for the time being post his Covid-19 positive detection.