STF Arrests Four Members Of Dacoity Gang In Khordha

Khordha: The Special Task Force (STF) of state Crime Branch nabbed four veteran criminals last night while they were planning to commit dacoity on NH-16.

Police said that the group of nine criminals were planning to commit dacoity of cash worth of Rs 10 lakh in transit by SHG group in Khordha Town while five of them managed to escape during the police raid.

Police have also seized a pistol, five rounds of live bullets and other sharp-edged weapons from the gang.  The accused have been identified as Dushasan Behera, Hemant Nayak, Nihar Ranjan Samantray and Md. Basir.

Police said that all the accused have been forwarded to the court on Saturday and efforts are on to nab the rest gang members. Police said that the gang is involved in a number of incidents of robbery and dacoity in Khordha and neighbouring districts.

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