Police foils Dacoity Bid in Koraput, Seven held


Koraput: Borigumma police foiled a dacoity bid by arresting seven persons near Jayantigiri Bridge in Koraput district late Friday night.

They were nabbed while allegedly hatching a plan to commit loot, police said.

While four accused were identified as Shankar Singh, Sandip Kumar, Pulihay Kaushik and Kisan Kashyap of Uttar Pradesh, the other three were Dalapati Harijan, Jagannath Gouda and Sundhar Gadaba of Borigumma area.

0n a tip-off, a police patrolling team conducted a raid on the State Highway near the Jayantigiri Bridge and nabbed the seven dacoits.

The cops also seized a car, arms and ammunition, including two swords from the dacoits.

A case has been registered against the seven dacoits under relevant Sections of the IPC, Police sources said.

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