Rs 1.3 lakh meant for old age pension looted in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Three unidentified miscreants looted Rs 1.3 lakh cash, meant for old age pension, from the Sarpanch and Gram Rojgar Sevak (GRS) of Rabaga Panchayat under Bamara Block of Sambalpur district, after attacking them with sharp weapons, on Tuesday.

As per sources, Rabaga Sarpanch Bipin Kishor Bilung and GRS Ashok Themria were returning after withdrawing the said money from a State Bank of India branch when the miscreants allegedly attacked them and managed to flee with the money.

Meanwhile, Themria is undergoing treatment at Garposh hospital. SDPO Kuchinda and Inspector-In-Charge of Govindpur police station have started an investigation.