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Commissionerate Police Foils Dacoity Plan, Arrests Four Of Gang

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20 February 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das

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Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Monday foiled a dacoity plan and arrested four persons of a gang while two others managed to escape. Various assault and burglary items including a pistol, toy revolver, sword and bent billhook were seized from their possession.

Bhubaneswar DCP Anup Kumar Sahoo informed that many cases at different police stations have been registered against the gang, including one burglary case in Badagada Police Station, three dacoity cases in Laxmi Sagar Police Station and similar three cases in Puri's Talabania Police Station.

On getting a tip off, police had conducted a raid at a banana godown under Badagada Police Station area, where they were planning for another dacoity, and had apprehended the culprits.

Sahoo further informed that the gang has been active in the Capital city for the last six months. Prior to it, they were operating in some parts of Puri. Meanwhile, Puri Police have been contacted to know details about any other cases registered against them.

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Anup Kumar Sahoo,DCP, Bhubaneswar