Sundergarh: In a daring heist, unidentified miscreants looted Rs 2. 20 lakh from a man by brandishing weapons near a bus stand under Kutra police limits in Sundergarh district early this morning.
Sources said one Tapan Purohit, who stays near the Kutra bus stand, left his house for some work carrying the cash at around 7 am today.
Two miscreants came on a bike, intercepted Tapan in front of his house and snatched the bag containing cash from him by brandishing knife and pistol. The looters later fled the spot and drove towards Rajgangpur, onlookers said .
On receiving information, police rushed to spot and started investigation into the incident. The cops were conducting raids at various places to nab the culprits till the last reports came in.