JOYSAGAR, March 28: The Safrai Police of Sivasagar district arrested three notorious thieves from different places of Sori and Safrai TE area on Monday. They were identified as Tamiz Ali, Jamir Ali and Baharul Islam. They hail from Morigaon and gaon districts and lived in the Safrai Tea Estate area in rented houses. These persons were allegedly involved in many burglary incidents in and around the Safrai TE area. Police sources said that a group of thieves was active in Sori, Safrai, Mathurapur and Sapekhati areas and they had looted many shops, houses and religious institutions in the area.
Earlier, Sori police had arrested three thieves on Saturday and they are Chandan, Kartik and Arun of Safrai TE area. Five other thieves are still absconding. The police are on the lookout for them.