Bargarh: Police today busted a gang of dacoits and arrested eight members of the gang. Police said that the gang is involved in a series of dacoity incidents in the area for the past few months.
Police have seized cash worth Rs 1.07 lakh, a toy pistol and other sharp-edged weapons from the accused.
Police said that the gang used to loot valuables on knifepoint in the district. “The gang was involved in loot of a Mahindra Pickup van. The gang was also involved in loot of cash from a doctor after assaulting him. We are further verifying their antecedents,’ said Bargarh SP, Padmini Sahoo.