Fuel pump staff injured in firing by robbers; Rs 2 lakh looted

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Angul: Employee of a fuel pump located in Paranga under Nisha police limits of Angul district was injured when three robbers fired at him in the fuel pump office and decamped with Rs 2 lakh cash last evening.

The hurt fuel pump staff, identified as Jitendra Behera, sustaining injuries in right leg was admitted to the Angul district headquarters hospital and later shifted to another hospital for better treatment.

While Behera, who works as a manager at the fuel pump, was leaving for the day with the cash, the three robbers reached the fuel pump by a motorcycle.

Also read: Rs 12.6 lakh looted from petrol pump staff

Two of the looters entered the fuel pump office and beaten up Behera and another staff before firing at the manager.

Meanwhile, cops have launched a probe into the loot incident after a complaint was filed at the local police station.

 

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