Cuttack: The Commissionerate of Police has arrested six notorious history-sheeters during an operation on Wednesday evening. The raid was carried out at Hadia Patha near Mahanadi river bank when they were planning a dacoity in Mangalabag area, Police Commissioner Saumendra Priyadarshi said.
The accused have been identified as Biswajit Das of Jajpur, Sanjay Samal of 42 Mouza, Butu Naik of Bhadrak, Prasant Barik of Jagatpur, Rajesh Khatua of Jagatsinghpur and Subhadarshan Dash of Niali. There are 13 criminal cases against Biswajit in different police stations of Odisha.
They have been involved in burglary, robbery and dacoity in Kendrapada, Jajpur, Balasore, Cuttack Rural, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Khurda, Jagatsinghpur, Berhampur, and Ganjam, the CP added. They will be brought on remand for further investigation. Total 5 firearms and 30 live ammunition have been seized from their possession.