Berhampur, August 23 (LocalWire): Police today arrested a nine-member gang of anti-socials, including a teenager, from Badakushasthali under Gopalpur police station in Ganjam district, where they had assembled to commit a crime.
A 9-mm-pistol, two live ammunitions, six crude bombs, two swords and three mobiles were seized from their possession.
All the accused have been forwarded to court, police said.
‘At least eight cases, including a murder, were pending against the gang leader, Siba Sethy of Bada Kushasthali, who had created panic in the area.
Several villagers had recently urged us to arrest him,’ said SP (Berhampur) Pinak Mishra.
The police team was accosted by Siba, who hurled bombs and fired at the police when they raided the area after a tip off.
None of the police personnel were hurt and they rounded up six people, including the gang leader from the spot.
The other three, including the teenager, were arrested from other places, police said.