Nine dacoits held in Kendrapara

Aul: In a major crackdown, the police today arrested nine dacoits involved in a robbery case reported from Bharatpur village under Aul police limits in Kendrapara district on August 29.

As per reports, the nine accused had cut the grille of houses of two villagers in Bharatpur and looted valuables during late night on August 29. Also, they attacked four persons opposing the robbery.

Informing about the arrests, Kendrapara SP Niti Sekhar said the nine looters were involved in other robbery cases in Aul and Pattamundai areas as well.

The police also seized 150 grams of gold jewellery, Rs 42 cash and sharp weapons from possession of the arrested persons.

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