Brahmapur, Aug 18
With the arrest of four persons, police today claimed to have foiled a major dacoity at Brahmapur in Ganjam district.
Two crude bombs, four swords and a looted motor-cycle were seized from the gang members, arrested from Ankushpur on the outskirt of the city on Friday night, the police said.
The arrested persons were identified as Sagara Choudhury of Luchapada, Jalandhara Das and Babula Nayak of Ainabandha Street and Koka Das of Bhabinipur. Several criminal cases are pending against each of them.
Police said the gang members were preparing for a major dacoity. At least four other members of the gang fled the place in motorcycles, police said. (PTI)