Balangir, Oct 10: Balangir police has intercepted three members of an interstate looter gang on Sunday who were committing highway loot, dacoity and snatching in and around Balangir.
The arrestees have been identified as D Raja of Aska, Dayasagar Chhatriya and Sarathi Bag of Sonepur.
Police seized Rs 1.94, 45 grams of gold, six mobile phones, a tablet, 10 SIM cards along with operating tools from their possession.
Balangir SDPO Toofan Bag said the gang was committing frequent crimes in Balangir, Bargarh, Sambalpur and Sonepur district, challenging the police. Other members of the gang will be nabbed soon, said Bag.