Brahmapur, Aug 31
With the arrest of six members of a criminal gang, police on Saturday claimed to have foiled a major dacoity in Brahmapur town.
The six members of an anti-social gang were arrested in the wee hours from Goods-shed road under Goshaninuagon police station limit.
A pistol, two live ammunition, one sword and two crude bombs were seized from the six arrested from Goods-shed Road in Goshaninuagaon area, said sub divisional police officer, Brahmapur, Thakur Prasad Patra.
The gang members were nabbed while they were planning a major dacoity. Three other members of the gang, however, managed to escape from the spot and efforts are on to nab them, he said. (PTI)