Dreaded criminal arrested in Balasore
Balasore: Police on Sunday arrested a dreaded criminal, Ratan Das, after he was detained by the residents of Ambaitha in Balasore district last night.
According to sources, Das thrashed two pedestrians at Ambaitha area on Jaleswar-Chandaneswar road last night following which the locals detained him and tied him up with a rope.
The locals this morning informed the police, who then reached the spot and arrested him.
Police have seized a country-made pistol from his possession. A case has been registered against the accused in this regard.
Das is a habitual offender and many criminal cases are still pending against him at several police stations in the district, sources in the police informed.