Balasore, July 5: Basta police on Sunday busted an inter-state dacoity gang and arrested four persons in this connection.
The arrested have been identified as, Manoj Kumar Nayak of Balasore, Sk Salim, and Sk Sahil of Baripada and Imtiaz Alam of Ghamaria of Jharkhand.
According to police, the gang had robbed a car at Mathani on NH-60 under Basta police limits on June 26. Later, the owner of the car Sujit Sen had a filed a complaint at the police station, basing on which the police formed a special team led by IIC Manas Kumar Deo and conducted several raids in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Jharkhand.
During the investigations, the police arrested four persons, while antoher two managed to escape from the spot. The police has also seized the car.
“Efforts are being made to nab the absconding accused and the arrested will be forwarded to court after medical examinations,” said a police officer.