Rourkela: Unidentified armed miscreants looted Rs 3.97 lakh from staffers of the Large Area Multi-Purpose Cooperative Societies (LAMPS) at Kalunga under Brahmani Tarang police limits in Odisha’s Rourkela city today.
The incident took place around 12 noon when two employees of the LAMPS were carrying the amount from the cash room to the cash counter. In the meantime, three bike-borne miscreants, who had covered their faces with black clothes, intercepted the two and threatened them at gunpoint.
The looters snatched away the cash from the victims and fled the spot. On being informed, Brahmani Tarang police reached the spot and initiated investigation.