Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhadrak, Jan 15:
Police have detained three youths including a young woman after conducting a raid on a house near the famous Akhandalamani temple at Aradi under Dhusuri police jurisdiction in Odisha’s Bhadrak district.
Police have seized two country-made pistols from their possession, reports said.
The trio is being interrogated by the cops at the Dhusuri police station, reports added.
According to reports, these youths were staying in a house belonging to a sevayat (servitor) of the temple on rent.
On suspicion, police conducted a surprise raid on the house today and seized a pistol.
While a youth and the young woman were present in the house during the raid, another youth who had managed to escape was caught by the villagers while he was trying to flee.
Police have seized another country-made pistol from his possession.
Police suspect them to be from Rajkanika area in neighbouring Kendrapara district. However, the police are yet to get details of their identities as well as their criminal antecedents.
Police have registered a case and are investigating the matter.
More details are awaited.