Bhubaneswar: Unidentified miscreants allegedly looted Rs 10.8 lakh from a person and injured him at Jhirapur under Tihidi police limits in Bhadrak district on Monday.
Police sources said, the victim, identified as Pramod Bhanja, employee of an LPG agency, has lodged a complaint in this regard with Tihidi police.
As per the FIR, Bhanja was heading towards Tihidi branch of UCO Bank carrying the cash to deposit it. In the meantime, three bike-borne miscreants intercepted Bhanja and attacked him with sharp weapon.
As the bag containing the cash slipped from his hand and fell on the ground, the looters picked it up and fled the spot. Later, locals rescued the victim and took him to Tihidi Community Health Centre for treatment.
A case has been registered in this connection and investigation is on.