500 thefts across the country, arrested after 39 years, the story of this thief is very ‘filmy’


Many films have been made on thieves and thieves, but the story of the thief you will read about today is full of thrill and adventure. This thief is involved in theft from college time. Has committed 500 thefts across the country and is now caught by the police after 39 years. This thief has been arrested from Cuttack city of Odisha. The name of this thief is Hemant Das. He was first identified as a suspect in the theft incidents in Bhubaneswar. He is known to steal with iron rods. According to the police, Das has confessed to the crime after being arrested.

Went to jail in 1982 and then started stealing

When and how Das started stealing, this story is very interesting. Police said that Das started stealing in 1982. He was in college at that time. In fact, due to the conflict between two groups of students, he had to stay in jail for some time, he said. Here he met his ‘guru’ and then he started committing thefts. Dash told the police that he used to break locks and safes with iron rods. According to the police, after his release from jail in 1982, he started committing thefts with his mentor, but for the last 34 years, he used to commit thefts alone.

stayed in the rooms next to the rich in expensive hotels


Police said he used to stay in expensive hotels across the country in rooms next to the rooms where rich people used to stay and steal their belongings. Das told that I used to work alone. He used to take women from Kolkata to other cities. I often went to Mumbai, Chennai and other cities. There he used to book rooms in expensive hotels. He said that his main target was always cash and not gold. Because he was afraid that stealing valuables could lead to his arrest. Police said that he got around five crore rupees from the stolen goods and spent this money on liquor and prostitutes. Bhubaneshwar Deputy Commissioner of Police US Dash said they were keeping a watch on him after he was found suspect in three theft cases in Bhubaneswar. In two of these incidents, he was caught on CCTV.

Said, now I am 59 years old, retiring

Police said that there are more than 100 cases registered against him in Bhubaneswar alone. He told that he was arrested and sent to jail in 2018 and after his release, he did not go home while his family is there. Police said Hemant Das was caught again last year and sent to Puri jail. He was released from prison in July. After that three cases of theft were reported from different areas of Bhubaneswar. Das said that I am 59 years old and now I have retired from all such activities. I appeal to all my brothers to give up stealing. I earned a lot but now I am poor.



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