Two held with firearm  

Published: 09th November 2016 02:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th November 2016 03:24 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

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.

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