In a daylight robbery, unidentified miscreants decamped with Rs 10 lakh after holding a trader at gunpoint in Balasore district on Thursday.
The incident took place on a forest road close to Khumkut village under Nilagiri police limits in the district.
The trader was returning to Balasore from Khumkut village when he was targeted by the miscreants on the lonely stretch.
(This is developing story. Further details awaited)