Miscreants attack toll gate staff, loot Rs 15 lakh

Jajpur: Three bike-borne miscreants today looted Rs 15 lakh after attacking some toll gate officials on the way to bank near Chandikhol in Jajpur dist.

The law breakers intercepted the car in which Srirampur toll gate accountant along with two other officials were going to a nearest bank for deposit. They hacked the employees with a dagger after breaking the glasses of the vehicle and snatched the money bag.

An eyewitness said the trio stood on the road for quite some time. One of them was drinking wine there, he added.

Injured official have been rushed to Badachana hospital. A case has been registered in this regard at Badachana police station. Police have started investigation from the spot.