Dacoits rob petrol pump

Rourkela: Armed dacoits robbed cash of Rs 40,000 from a petrol pump near Chikitamati on the outskirts of the steel city, police said today.

The dacoits stormed into the petrol pump office and decamped with the cash kept in an almirah on Wednesday night after threatening the staff. The dacoits disappeared into the nearby forest and a manhunt has been launched by the police to nab the gang members.