ATM Loot Bid Foiled By Cops In Puri; Six Dacoits Arrested

Puri: Kumbharpara Police foiled an ATM loot bid by arresting six dacoits near Debighat in Puri late on Friday night.

According to reports, a patrolling unit spotted a group of miscreants near PNB ATM late last night and managed to apprehend six of them. However, three others managed to escape.

Reportedly, police have seized two crude bombs, two swords, two iron rods, and a torchlight from the arrested persons.

A case (35/2021) under Sections 399, 402 of the IPC and Section 25 of the Arms Act has been registered in this regard and the accused persons forwarded to the court, the police said.