A dacoity bid was foiled at Wakergunj area last night and five persons were arrested in this connection, police said.
The five persons, wanted in connection with several crimes, were spotted by a mobile police van at Wakergunj in Jalpaiguri Sadar block.
The police suspect they had assembled there for committing a dacoity.
Bombs and weapons were recovered from their possession.
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