Jajpur, Aug 19
With the arrest of four persons, an inter-district dacoit gang was busted in Jajpur district, police said today.
A police team raided a hideout of the gang in Byasa Nagar town and rounded up four of its members last night, besides recovering weapons, motor bikes and other items from their possession.
However, another member of the gang managed to flee, police said.
The gang was active in Cuttack, Khurda and Jajpur districts and wanted in many cases of loot, dacoity, snatching and extortions.
The arrest followed an information that five armed dacoits had assembled near Nahaka over bridge in the town to execute a dacoity at a businessman’s house, police said. (PTI)