Two held during patrolling in Gajapati, 3 pistols seized
Gajapati: Police arrested two persons from Mahendragiri Shiallati under Mohana area in Gajapati district on Wednesday and seized three country-made pistols from them.
The identities of the arrested were not ascertained immediately.
According to sources, R Udaygiri police was on patrolling duty when they conducted raids at Kuanpada and Bhalupada area following a tip-off about the presence of some persons having criminal records.
While the police managed to nab two accused, another managed to escape from the spot. Later, the three country-made pistols were seized from the possession of the accused persons.