The arrested miscreants have been identified as Saroj Behera and Babuli Behera of Ambapal village under the NTPC police station.
According to information, Saroj and Babuli had been looting truck drivers on the highway for the last few days. The looted drivers had lodged complaints with the police.
In his complaint, Narayan Sahoo, a truck driver, alleged that he was looted of Rs 2,000. Similarly, another driver, named Biranchi, alleged that he was stabbed in his hand a few days back.
Acting on their complaints, the police arrested them and seized a knife, two mobiles and two motor bikes from them. Many criminal cases are pending against the two miscreants in various police stations.