Bhubaneswar: In an incident of deteriorating law and order, an attempt to murder accused opened fire at Jatni police while the latter had nab him from his house at Kushamati under the Jatni block in Khorda district.
However, police managed to arrest the accused, Rakesh Mohanty and two of his aides, who are minors.
According to reports, Rakesh, a gang leader, is accused of collecting extortion and attacking common people in the capital city of Bhubaneswar. Acting on a tipoff, the police reached Rakesh’s village Kushamati last night. On seeing police, Rakesh and his two aids opened fire at them. Miraculously, none of the police personnel was injured.
However, police managed to nab Rakesh and two of his aides. They are now being interrogated, said police.