Cash snatched from couple

Kendrapara: Unidentified miscreants snatched a bag containing Rupees two lakh from a couple near a deserted village road in Kendrapara district today, police said.

The motorcycle-borne miscreants snatched the handbag of Gourahari Nath’s wife who was riding pillion on her husband’s two-wheeler at Sabalakanta village.

The couple was returning home after withdrawing the money from a nationalized bank in Chandol.

Even before they could raise an alarm, the criminals sped away, police officials said.

The police launched a manhunt to nab the offender.