Sambalpur: Sadar police on Friday conducted raid on a undertrial prisoner’s house at Ainthapali area in Sambalpur district and seized a huge cache of arms and explosives from his house.
The undertrial prisoner was identified as Ranjan Moharana.
According to sources, the police arrested the accused in connection with illegal cough syrup business on July 10.
A special team led by Sambalpur Sadar SDPO Mihir Panda conducted raid on Moharana’s house this morning. During search, a revolver, three live bullets, two swords, one air rifle, one knife, some detonators were seized.
The accused has many criminal cases, including ganja smuggling at different police station, said SDPO.
He will be interrogated regarding the seizure, he added.