Bhubaneswar, Feb. 23 -- Kalahandi: If you think criminal gangs only loot cash, valuables or rob vehicles on the highway, here is a gang which will prove you wrong.

On Tuesday, the Kokosara police in the district rounded up a gang of four who specialised in looting electricity poles waiting for installation. They would cut the long iron poles into smaller pieces and make a killing by selling them in scrap markets at distant places.

The members of the gang were identified as Sabeer Khan (from Ghulipali village of Bargarh), Debraj Majhi (from Laxmidungari pada village of Sambalpur), Saheed Hussain and Dhanesh Sikka (from Bargarh).

Police said that six electric poles had been kept at a godown at Behera village for installation by L&T Const...