Dacoity bid foiled in Khurda; 7 miscreants arrested

Khurda: Khurda police today nabbed seven miscreants from OCC square on NH 16 while they were allegedly hatching a plot to rob a jewellery shop in the town.

Acting on a tip-off, the cops arrested Sujit Behera, Suresh Sahu, Dibyankara Gajendra, Nihar Ranjan Samantray, Saroj Kahalsingh, Tapas Mangaraz and Altabh Hussain. Besides, two mousers, ten rounds of bullets and 17 live bombs were seized from their possession.

“Our police team successfully arrested seven of the eight miscreants who were involved in various anti-social activities around the town. They are also linked to the mines mafia in the region,” informed Khurda SP, Dipti Ranjan Ray.