'Lady Don' Saila Ranasingh arrested

By: admin
Updated: 18 Jun 2015 11:00 AM
Bhubaneswar: Saila Ranasingh, dubbed as the 'lady don', who was on the run after attacking police at Haldipadia slum in the state capital was today arrested by the Commissionerate Police.


Saila, who had ten pending criminal cases against her, was arrested from Soro town in Balasore district along with her son, son-in-law and a daughter, commissioner of police R P Sharma said.


Sharma said that Saila's daughter Puja alias Pinki (23), son Tutu alias Jitu (25) and son-in-law Karan Pujapanda (30) were staying at a rented house at Soro.       


The police today raided the house and arrested all the four persons, including Saila, Sharma said. Saila had attacked a sub-inspector of police of Laxmisagar Police Station on June 8 when the police had rushed to Haldipadia slum to save a man whom Saila and her associates were attempting to set on fire, Sharma said.


Ten cases pertainig to extortion, illegal confinement, criminal tresspassing and others were registered against her name.


Though she was arrested twice in the past, she repeated her criminal activities after getting bail, Sharma said.