Puri, Aug 14: The Kumbharapada police in Puri has busted a dacoit gang and nabbed its five members on Sunday.
Country-made bombs and weapons have been recovered from them, said the police.
The accused have been identified as Bikash Mohanty, Navin Sahu, Lokanath Nanda, Laxmidhar Muduli abd Rakesh Sahu, natives of Puri.
Police sources said that the gang was planning a dacoity while they were nabbed by police from the Devighat area late at last night.
A case has been registered and the accused, who have reportedly a number of cases in other police stations were forwarded to court.