Bargarh: In an armed robbery, miscreants robbed nearly Rs 18 lakh from a private financial company in Bargarh town yesterday night.
According to sources, some armed miscreants with their faces covered in clothes barged into the office of Bharat Finance Inclusion Limited situated nearly Bhatli Chhak on Friday night.
When the three security guards present therein tried to deter the veiled looters, they allegedly threatened them at knife point and looted cash around Rs 18 lakh after breaking open the locker.
The miscreants also took away mobiles and tablets from the office and later fled the spot after locking the office door from outside.
Upon getting information, officials of town police reached the office and carried out a spot investigation. Later after preliminary probe, Police have detained five persons of the company for interrogation.