Khurda: Unidentified miscreants today allegedly looted Rs 15 lakh from a petrol pump staffers at gunpoint near OCC Chhak on National Highway-16 under Khurda Sadar police station in Khurda district.
According to reports, two employees of a petrol pump were on their way Khurda town to deposit Rs 15 lakh when they were intercepted by three bike-borne miscreants at OCC Chhak around 12.30 pm.
When the victims stopped the vehicle the robbers threatened the duo at gunpoint and snatched away the bag containing the cash. After committing the crime, the miscreants fled the spot.
On being informed, Khurda Safar police rushed to the spot and started investigation.
Efforts were on to trace and nab the miscreants.