Bhubaneswar: Police on Monday arrested a notorious criminal from Tapoban slum in Khandagiri area in the capital city for his alleged involvement in a series of crimes.
The accused has been identified as Kanhu Swain (26) of Pattadhar village under Jagannathprasad police limits in Ganjam district.
Acting on reliable inputs about the presence of Kanhu, cops conducted a raid in the area and apprehended him. A mouser gun was also seized from him.
As per police reports, a case (55/19) was registered with Jagannathprasad police against Kanhu for his alleged involvement in a bombing incident.
While Kanhu was absconding since then, Khandagiri police nabbed him and later handed him over to Jagannathprasad police.
The accused was taken into custody and produced in Bhanjanagar court. Many criminal cases are pending against him, the police said.