Berhampur, Oct 6: Berhampur town police has arrested 5 dacoits from Ganjam on Wednesday.
A number of arms including four live bombs have been seized from their possession.
The accused have been identified as Kuna Goud, Tarini Das, Dhruba Sahu, M Mohan Ray and Ajit.
Sources said, a dacoity gang was preparing to operate in the city at late night on Tuesday. Being informed, the town police conducted a raid at Pani Mahaprabhu temple at Gurundi and nabbed the dacoits.
Police have forwarded the accused to court while further investigation is underway to arrest the whole chain.