Foiled Dacoity Attempt: Three Arrested with Arms in Nadia

SI Rupesh Biswas of Hogalberia PS, KPD, has lodged a complaint against three arrested individuals identified as Kartick Biswas (38) of Rukunpur, Amrita Mondal (35) of Nashirerpara, both from PS Hogalberia, and Jahangir Sk (29) of Joykrishnapur, PS Jalangi, Dist Murshidabad. On April 5, 2024, at approximately 21:25 hrs, following a tip-off, Biswas and his team conducted a raid at Chechania more, near Madhugari water supply project under PS Hogalberia. They apprehended the accused and recovered: an improvised country-made firearm concealed on Kartick Biswas, one round of .303 live ammunition, an iron rod, and a Hansua. The individuals were allegedly preparing for a dacoity at adjacent Kachharipara village area under PS Hogalberia. Other accomplices managed to escape in the darkness. Upon interrogation, the arrested confessed to their involvement. They failed to produce valid documents for the seized arms and ammunitions.