Miscreants set fire to liquor shop

Berhampur: Miscreants hurled crude bombs and set afire a liquor shop at Belaguntha in Ganjam district, police said today. However, no one was injured in the incident which occurred on Saturday, the police said.

At least eight armed miscreants came in four motorbikes and barged into the liquor shop. As the panic-stricken manager of the shop tried to pacify them and offered them cash, they told him that they were there to set fire to the shop, SDPO, Bhanjanagar, S C Jamadar said. They damaged the shop and decamped with Rs 12,000 cash, he said. Efforts are on to nab the miscreants, he said.