Khurda: In yet another challenge to the police, unidentified miscreants looted Rs 10.72 lakh from a group of businessmen at Begunia Tikatala-Manibandha road under Begunia police limits in the wee hours of Sunday.
According to sources, the incident took place at round 5 am today when the group of businessmen was on its way in a Scorpio vehicle.
The miscreants, followed the businessmen in a Bolero vehicle and intercepted them on the way. The goons attacked the traders with iron rods and sharp weapons and decamped with the cash, the sources added.
All the injured traders have been admitted to Khurda hospital and a complaint in this regard has been registered with Begunia police.
Meanwhile, police has started an investigation into the matter.