Two criminals arrested from Achyuta Ashram

Bhubaneswar,August19: Two dreaded criminals were arrested from Achyuta ashram near Balakati on the outskirts at Bhubaneswar on Tuesday.

Police officials said, Abhay Shah and Manjit Shah were nabbed by their Bihar counterparts. The Shahs were involved in many criminal activities including murder, rape and dacoity in Bihar.

"Both had come to this place long ago and they were staying in the area with family. Though we have no knowledge about their whatabouts, they visit ashram frequently," said a member of the ashram's Trust.

Yesterday's incident has become an eye-opener for the commissionerate police.

"We have already sent guidelines to all the ashrams about the staying of outsiders," Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrat Bhoi said.