Bhubaneswar: Police arrested five fake Maoists at Ghushuriguda under the Jamankira police limits in Sambalpur district this morning.
According to information, five youths impersonating as Maoists had committed dacoity at different places. Complaints were lodged in this regard at the Jamankira police station earlier and the police were searching for them.
Acting on a tipoff, a team of police swooped on the accused at Ghushuriguda and nabbed them, according to reports.
The police have seized two revolvers, two country-made pistols, 21 bullets and a gun from their possession. They would be forward to court this afternoon, said police.