Absconding dacoit arrested after 37 years in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A man, who was on the run for nearly four decades after allegedly committing dacoity, has been finally arrested in the district.

Acting on a tip-off, police nabbed the 56-year-old man from his residence in Palasudha village in Patkura police station area on Thursday night. He had recently returned home, a police official said.

The accused had allegedly committed dacoity in Jajpur Road area in 1984, when he was a teenager, and fled to evade arrest, he said.

The court had declared him an absconder in connection with the dacoity case registered with the Jajpur Road police station.

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