Sundargarh: Police today busted a gang involved in series of robbery and dacoity in the district and arrested seven gang members including the mastermind.
Police have also seized three country-made guns, four rounds of live bullets, six motorcycles and a dagger from the gang members.
Sundargarh SP, Saumya Mishra said that the gang was involved in a number of dacoity cases from various petrol pumps across the district. “Police had begun an investigation after armed miscreants looted a petrol pump in Badagaon area on June 30 and subsequently we managed to nab the accused,” said Mishra.
Police said that the gang was involved in loot cases from banks. “The gang is also involved in several robbery cases. We are further verifying their antecedents and efforts are on to nab rest of the gang members,” said Mishra.