Berhampur: With the arrest of six members of a criminal gang, police on Saturday claimed to have foiled a major dacoity in Berhampur town.
The six members of an anti-social gang were arrested in the wee hours from good-shed road under Goshaninuagon police station limit.
A pistol, two live ammunition, one sword and two crude bombs were seized from the six arrested from Goodshed Road in Goshaninuagaon area, said sub divisional police officer, Berhampur, Thakur Prasad Patra.
The gang members were nabbed while they were planning a major dacoity. Three other members of the gang, however, managed to escape from the spot and efforts are on to nab them, he said.