Rayagada, Aug 11: Three bike borne miscreants allegedly robbed cash of Rs 24 lakh from an employee of a cash management firm near FCI godown under Rayagada police limits, police said today.
The victim Anil Gardia (32), an employee of a cash management firm was transporting the cash on a motorcycle to the nearest private bank on Monday. Gardia alleged that three bike borne miscreants intercepted him and later threatened him on knife point. The accused also decamped with the cash.
Police said that preliminary investigation revealed serious lapses on the part of the cash management firm. “Such huge volume of cash must have been transported in four-wheeler with adequate safety. We are trying to ascertain the possible involvement of insiders in the crime,” said a police official.