If they did not meet with a favourable omen on any of these nights, no dacoity was committed that month.
It was in celebration of a dacoity in which they had obtained Rs.
Sir Robert Low's warning that this would be the last stronghold of dacoity or organized resistance was justified by events.
With two sons, he took to the jungle and began again the old trade of dacoity.
When his band melted away, and dacoity became too hazardous a sport, he simply disappeared.
It was notorious that, in the Kings time, he fomented disorder and shared the spoils of dacoity.
Nothing very exciting ever really happens; it's usually humdrum thievery and dacoity.
One night, when on tour in a country boat, he was aroused by the report of a dacoity close by.
I reminded him he was committed to stand his trial for dacoity, that was why I wanted him.
As in the case of the Badhaks the arrangements for a dacoity were carefully organised.