Cuttack, June 8: Chauliaganj police on Monday night busted a dacoity gang and arrested five members of the gang.
The accused have been identified as Biswajit Moharana (23), Sudhir Das (21), Binod Kumar Swain (21), Debasis Moharana (21) and Ajaya Dehury (25). Police have seized one country made revolver, one air pistol and other sharp edged weapons from the accused.
Acting on a tipoff, a team of police raided Teli Sahi field and arrested the dacoits while they were planning to commit a dacoity in the area.
Police said that the gang was involved in series of theft cases in Chauliaganj police limits. “We are further verifying the antecedents of the accused. The accused have been forwarded to the court,” said a police official.