Berhampur, Nov 29: In a major crackdown, Aska police in Ganjam district arrested eight notorious criminals and seized huge cache of arms and ammunition.
Police have seized as many as 10 pistols, 53 rounds of ammunition, 13 crude bombs and other sharp-edged weapons from the accused.
Police said that all the accused were hardened criminals and involved in number of crimes including robbery, dacoity and attempt to murder.
“We have constituted a special team and launched a special operation to nab hardened criminals. The drive will be intensified,” said a police official.