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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.

Sambalpur Muthoot Finance robbery: 6 dacoits nabbed from Bihar

In a major breakthrough, Sambalpur police on Sunday arrested six dacoits from Bihar involved in the broad daylight loot from Budharaja Muthoot Finance company in Sambalpur last month.

The dacoits were arrested from Patna after a joint operation by Odisha police and Bihar Special Task Force (STF) with seizure of 15 kg gold from their possession, informed Sambalpur SP Sanjeev Arora.

According to police, after getting information about the presence of some members of the dacoit gang in Patna, Bihar STF and Sambalpur police team had conducted a raid on the hideout.

During the raid, the dacoits opened fire at police following which police triggered gun in retaliation.

Notably, the accused had looted cash and valuables from office of Muthoot Finance at Budharaja under Ainthapali police limits on December 28 in Sambalpur town and decamped with Rs 6 lakh and gold ornaments.

While nearly 15 kg of gold ornaments, pistols and other weapons have been seized from the dacoity gang, police are conducting further investigation in connection with the incident.