Bhubaneswar: Police Friday arrested five thieves for allegedly stealing medals and household valuables from the residence of former Indian hockey captain Prabodh Tirkey.
The theft took place on the night of January 20 in Unit-VI area in the state capital when Tirkey and his family members were away in Rourkela to watch a Hockey World Cup match.
The stolen items included 14 medals, gold ornaments, a camera, two mobile phones and an LED TV.
Tirkey had lodged a complaint with the Capital Police Station here about the theft.
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