Bhadrak, June 30: The Bhadrak Town police today foiled a dacoity bid and arrested three miscreants while they were planning for a robbery near Charampa on NH-16 here.
The arrested have been identified as Pagulu Sethi, Tapan Dalei of Erai area and Ajit Sethi of Basudevpur area.
Acting on a tip-off, the Bhadrak Town police and the highway patrolling team raided the area and managed to nab the accused while they were planning for a dacoity in the area. While three were nabbed by the police, two of them managed to flee.
The police seized a country-made gun, two motorcycles and mobile phones from their possessions.
Police have started conducting raids at various locations to nab the miscreants, who are on run.