Salipur, Feb 27: Two masked miscreants allegedly looted cash worth Rs 2.7 lakh from a private form employee entrusted with the job of collection of electricity bill at Raisunguda village under Salipur police limits in Cuttack distric, police said today.
The incident took place on Wednesday when the employee identified as Subhajyoti Mohapatra was in the office after collecting the electricity bill.
The miscreants barged in to the office and terrorised Mohapatra on gun point and decamped with the cash. The miscreants also locked Mohapatra from outside and later sped away in a motorcycle.
Police said that they have detained one person and are further interrogating him.