Berhampur,03/04/19: Sadar Police arrested seven members of a robbers’ gang on the prowl in the area while they were hatching a plan for dacoity in a particular Petrol pump village on Tuesday night. Two bombs, one sword, one country made gun,4 nos live ammunition, mobile sets and cash were recovered from the arrested gang.
The arrested criminals have been identified Ganguli Das,Ishwar Reddy,Pramod Moharana,Tukuna Das,Sajan Gauda,Simanchal Roul, and Nisha Naik.
Speaking to media persons about the arrests, Berhampur Sadar SDPO,Jayant Kumar Mohapatra said, on 2/3.3.19 night at 1.45 am IIC,Sadar got a tip-off on the presence a gang of robbers while preparing to commit facility the police team, led by Sadar Police IIC, immediately raided their hideout located at Gurunthi rest shed and nabbed all members of the gang while they were planning.
The arrested criminals have confessed to being involved in a number of crimes in the district during interrogation.