Dacoity bid foiled in Ganjam, 7 held
Ganjam: Golanathra police foiled a dacoity bid and arrested seven persons near an under construction building on Randa-Tikarada road in Ganjam district on Monday night.
The arrested were identified as Kuna Behera, Suraj Parida, Tophan Das, Lilu Dalei, Amar Kumar Dalei, Bikram Das and Manoj Das.
Acting on reliable inputs, a patrolling team conducted a raid and apprehended the operatives of the dacoit gang while they were hatching a plan to loot.
The police also seized two live bombs, two sharp weapons, and an iron rod from the possession of the arrested dacoits.