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Raighar police team seized 4 local guns and arrested four people
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The Raighar Police team seized 4 local guns from remote Bhatipakhana (ଭାଟିପଖନା) village yesterday while doing a combing operation in various places of Haladi (ହଳଦୀ) panchayat under Raighar block of Nabarangpur district.

The team further arrested four accused in connection with this. They were identified as Ratiram Gond (25), Rama Gond (35), Basudev Gond (22) and Raghu Gond (30). However, for what purpose did these 4 youths were using guns in the remote area, the police are investigating.

According to sources, the local people of Raighar block were mostly dependent on the maize crop. Maize is grown in large quantities in this block and as wild boar (ବାରହା) and other animals destroy the crops, guns are used to scare them away.

A case has been registered in the Raighar police station and the arrested four accused were arranged to court yesterday itself. A further investigation is underway said Raighar police station officer Tankagiri Bhoi.

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