Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bargarh, Jan 19:

Unidentified miscreants looted cash from a person after firing at him in Odisha’s Bargarh district last night.


The victim, identified as Vivek Singh of Bihar, has been admitted to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Burla.

According to reports, Singh was intercepted by two bike-borne miscreants at Haladipali Chhak under Bargarh Sadar police limits at around 11 pm when the former was travelling in his car.

The robbers fired at Singh’s leg as a result of which he sustained grievous bullet injuries.

Later, they looted Rs 18,000 and a mobile phone from Singh and fled the spot.

Police have started investigation into the incident.