Keonjhar: Joda police bust dacoit gang, 4 nabbed


Barbil: Joda police busted a dacoit gang by arresting four of its members in Keonhar district. They are Akash Tanti, Rupesh Nayak alias Tipli, M D Chotu alias Sajid and Kalicharan Majhi.

Police sources said another accused is on the run.

Ornaments worth Rs 3 lakh and other valuables were also seized from their possession. The four accused were forwarded to court on Thursday after interrogation, police said.

Police said the dacoit gang had looted ornaments over Rs 5 lakh and cash from the rented house of Sabarmal Barma of Baneikala slum on the night of June 9.

Joda police had launched a probe into the matter.

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