Miscreants loot Rs 28 lakh from toll gate

Khurda: Two unidentified miscreants allegedly looted Rs 28 lakh from the toll gate near Godipada under Jankia police limits in the district on Monday evening.

According to sources, the incident took place in the evening yesterday when the officials of the toll gate were on their way to a bank in a Tata Nano car to deposit the collected cash.

A Tavera hit their car near Jankia stadium. Soon after their car faced the accident, two bike-borne miscreants reached the spot and looted Rs 28.85 lakh cash at gun-point, sources added.

On being informed about the incident, police rushed to the spot and started investigation into the matter.