Daily Archives: February 8, 2020

Kalahandi police arrested 4 dacoits

Kalahandi police arrested 4 dacoits and seized guns and cash, related to last month’s loot and murder case in Bhawanipatna.

Last month 10th January, a farmer family was returning to home Junagarh, after selling their cotton products at Bhawanipatna. In the meantime 4 docaits kept eye on this family and attacked. This incident happened in Banmalipur Chawk. The docoits looted 6 lakh from the family. In this attack, one person was killed at the spot while other one has several critical injuries. It is believed that the victims are father and son in relation.

As per the police superintendent of Kalahandi Mr. Battula’s statements, the police seized an amount of Rs. 1, 30, 000 in cash. The police also seized guns and a motorcycle from the dacoits. The arrested dacoits are Umashankar Majhi, Rajendra Majhi, Laxmidhar Nayak and Samburu Sahu. All four docaits are from Kalahandi district and have been involved in several other cases.