Four dacoits arrested in Berhampur

Berhampur (Odisha): With the arrest of four members of a criminal gang, police today claimed to have foiled a major dacoity plan here.

While four gangsters were arrested during an operation near Nilakantheswar temple on Thursday night, two others fled, police said.

Two pistols, 11 rounds of ammunition, two bombs and two swords were seized from them.

The gang was planning to commit a dacoity in the town and they were caught before implementing it, police said adding that several cases were pending against them.