Cuttack, Dec 1: The Chauliganj police busted a dacoity gang and arrested three dacoits from an abandoned house at Nayabazar near Nayabazar High School here on Monday.
The arrested have been identified as Dillip Bhoi (30), Harihar Behera (22) and Badal Kumar Sahoo (23).
Acting on a tipoff, the police conducted raid in an abandoned house at Nayabazar and arrested three persons, who were planning to commit dacoity in national highway.
Three more dacoits managed to flee from the spot on two motorcycles.
The police have seized a country-made pistol, ammunitions, knife, two mobile phones and a Honda Aviator scooter from their possessions.