BHUBANESWAR: Nayapalli police on Tuesday arrested two persons on charges of illegal possession of firearm. The accused were identified as Suryakant Behera and Swapneswar Gadnaik of Badamba in Cuttack district.
A country-made revolver and five rounds of ammunition were seized from their possession. Sources said a joint team of QAT and Nayapalli police apprehended the duo at CRP Square while they were plotting a robbery. While police claim that Behera and Gadnaik were involved in criminal activities in the past, their antecedents are being verified.
They were produced in a local court which remanded them in judicial custody.