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Vikash Sharma

Cuttack: The Cuttack JMFC Court on Thursday allowed Commissionerate Police to take gangster Dhalasamanta brothers on a 3-day remand for interrogation in connection recent seizure of a massive haul of arms & ammunition from their residence in the city.

Both Sushant and his brother Sushil Dhalasamanta were earlier produced before the JMFC Court by Commissionerate Police in connection with the case.

The Twin City Police had recovered eight guns, 16 magazines, over 1000 live ammo following a raid on the residence of the D-brothers on December 10. All the weapons were found hidden in secrete chambers within interior designs in the house.

The cops claimed breakthrough after arresting an arms dealer Prakash Behera. During interrogation, Prakash revealed to have supplied firearms to one Saroj Sethi who then confessed to have smuggled a lot of arms to the gangster brothers before their arrest in 2016.

Later, the Commissionerate Police had launched a massive crackdown on D-brothers link in different parts of the city. While 16 weapons, 1095 live ammunitions were recovered, eight persons were arrested in the special drive launched by the police.

(Edited By Suryakant Jena)

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