Bijapur: Three alleged dacoits were arrested by the police here on Sunday.
The police have seized a country-made pistol, two knives, an autorickshaw and Rs. 600 from them.
On a tip-off, the Gol Gumbaz police arrested Ashok Chauhan, Prakash Rathod and Santosh Rathod, all residents of Barakotri tanda in Bijapur taluk, when they were allegedly planning to rob people on the Ring Road.
Three of their accomplices managed to escape.
Superintendent of Police D.C. Rajappa has expressed gratitude to lorry driver Vittal Pujari who helped the police in arresting the trio.