Darpanarayanpur (Nayagarh), Dec 31 :
In a daring broad daylight heist, a gang of four dacoits looted 688 packets of gold ornaments worth Rs 5 crore from the Odisha Gramya Bank’s Darpanarayanpur branch in Nayagarh district on Tuesday afternoon.
According to reports, the four dacoits, wearing masks on their faces, arrived at the bank in two bikes.
Later, they beat up the manager and cashier and asked them to open the locker at gunpoint and took away 688 packets of gold ornaments.
Before leaving the place, the dacoits also took cash worth Rs 12,000 from the cash counter.
Following information, police rushed to the spot.
A manhunt has been launched to nab the dacoits.