Inter-state gun-running racket busted in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch busted an inter-state gun running racket in Odisha and arrested two persons.

Basing on intelligence input regarding illegal possession/sale of firearms by some inter-state criminals namely Rabindra Prasad of Munger, Bihar, and Biswanath Bisoi of Srikrushnapur in Balasore district, a team of officers of STF intercepted the persons near Ranital, Bhadrak.

During the search, 5 sophisticated pistols, 7 magazines, and 7 live ammunitions were seized.

In last one year, STF has seized 27 firearms, 61 live ammunitions and arrested several criminals.