Police on Sunday arrested a female private finance company officer, her lover and an underage boy for orchestrating a plan to loot her business in Cuttack.
Lalbag police identified the accused as Priyanka Sahu and her lover as Arabinda Nayak.
According to the police, Priyanka was working with a private financial company. For some reasons, which have not yet been determined by the police, she was in dire need of money. After watching many episodes of detective series, she and her lover Arabinda had devised a plan of looting.
As per the plan, Priyanka had asked Sadiya Khatun, who worked as a supervisor in the same company where the former worked, to come to the church in Sutahat to receive some money. As Sadiya was about to leave the scene with the bag of money, two unidentified miscreants on bicycles appeared on the scene, snatched the bag from Sadiya and fled the place.
In this regard, Sadiya lodged a complaint with the Lalbag police station following which the police launched an investigation.
During the investigation, the police needle of suspicion pointed towards Priyanka. After being questioned, she admitted her crime and revealed the whole plan. The police brought the defendants before a court which remanded them into custody.
A detailed investigation is underway.