Cuttack: The Twin City Commissionerate Police today seized three guns and 140 rounds of live bullets from the residence of gangster Dhalasamanta brothers (Susanta Dhalasamanta and Sushil Dhalasamanta) in CDA area of Odisha’s Cuttack city, informed Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi.
Earlier this month, as many as 16 guns, 24 magazines and 1095 live bullets were seized from a secret chamber of the house. It was ascertained that the arms and ammunition were procured from Munger in Bihar.
Police today commenced investigation into the alleged link of the brothers in the seizure of huge cache of arms and ammunition from their residence by taking the duo on a three-day remand after getting permission for the same from the Court of JMFC here yesterday.
According to reports, Susanta Dhalasamanta was initially taken to the house by police for detailed probe into the seizure of weapons. Later, police took Sushil Dhalasamanta to the house for questioning in this connection.
The gangster brothers were arrested in 2016.