Report;Manoj Kanta Dash,Odishabarta
Berhampur,31/03/19:BN Pur police team foiled a major dacoity attempt on 30,31/03/19 at around 02.20 AM at Bagdevi temple, Chandan Nagar in Berhampur city with the arrest of four criminals here on Sunday. One country made pistol, 2-live ammunition, one Hero Honda Bike and a sword were seized from them.
Acting on a tip-off, a police team carried out raids along Lanjipalli under BN Police limit, where the dacoits were allegedly plotting to make the dacoity of L&T Godown at Lanjipalli.
The four persons were arrested from the spot, identified as Shiba Ghanta,Shankar Parida,Dora Behera and Santosh Sethy while one hard core of the gang Susanta Das of Khodasingi managed to flee from spot after hurling bombs at the cops.
Today in a press meet Mr Prabhat Routray,ASP,Mr Bishnu Pati,SDPO,City and IIC,Mr Sarada Dash described to media fraternity that, those arrested are being properly interrogated. Efforts are underway to nab the master mind Susanta Das associated with the dacoity gang.