Rayagada: In a broad daylight heist, unidentified miscreants allegedly looted Rs 7 lakh from a businessman in Odisha’s Rayagada town this afternoon.
According to reports, Sriram Gantayat, proprietor of a medicine store, was returning home around 4 PM after withdrawing the amount from Andhra Bank at New Colony here.
In the meantime, two bike-borne miscreants intercepted Gantayat and snatched the bag containing the cash from him. Though the businessman tried to resist the act of the looters, but in vain. The robbers immediately fled the spot on the motorcycle after committing the crime.
On the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim, police have started investigation into the incident after registering a case. CCTV footage are being examined to identify the wrongdoers.