Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Saturday seized several bank documents and vehicles belonging to Tito alias Syed Usman Ali in separate raids.
According to STF sources, six cheque books and one passbook were seized during a raid at Tito’s residence at Dilarpur. As many as 17 tippers, a trailer and eight excavators were also seized from the backyard of Benazir Infrastructure Private Limited, belonging to the gangster.
Besides, a total of 13 files, documents and three CPUs were seized from M/S Sumbul traders owned by Tito while one CPU, a hard disk, one CCTV DVR and two mobile phones were recovered from the house of Tito’s brother, Sappo.
The raid was conducted under the supervision of STF DIG Himanshu Lal with the support of STF SP Satyajeet Nayak and Kendrapara SP Niti Shekhar.
An associate of Tito identified as Khirod Kar was picked up from his residence at Sanamangala area in Kendrapara district by Crime Branch sleuths.
Another associate of the gangster, Niranjan Sahoo has already been arrested.
Crime Branch officials conducted simultaneous raids at Tito’s residence at Dilarpur, his office located on Bypass Road, bike showroom at Pattamundai of Kendrapara district and his petrol pumps in Kendrapara and Paradip onFriday afternoon.
The STF had taken Tito on a five-day remand on June 4.
The Crime Branch had appealed for a 10-day remand of the gangster. However, the Kendrapara Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court gave permission for a remand of five days.