Bhubaneswar: An IIC and another police official were miraculously saved even as some dacoits opened fire at them at Artunga village under the Basudevpur police station in Bhadrak district last night.
According to reports, during patrolling, the police were informed that three dacoits were planning to commit a dacoity at a house in Artunga village. The team rushed to the spot soon and asked the dacoits to surrender. However, the miscreants opened fire at them and tried to flee from the spot. The police were unarmed then.
While two of the dacoits managed to flee from the spot, the police could nab the third. Now, adequate police personnel have been rushed to the village and are searching for the two dacoits.