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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17:

The Twin City Commissionerate police today arrested four dacoits for their alleged involvement in several loot cases in Odisha capital.

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The arrested were identified as notorious criminal Balaji of Kodala area in Ganjam district and three others hailing from Bharatpur on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.

Police have seized two country-made pistols, bombs, three bikes, two gold chains and Rs 10,000 from their possession.

According to reports, the four had looted Rs 25,000 from a person at Phuleswar slum here three months ago.

Besides, the dacoit gang had robbed Rs 95,000 from a car near Rajdhani College here after hurling bomb at the vehicle.

A week ago, they had looted Rs 1 lakh and a bike from a businessman at Aiginia here after threatening him at gunpoint.