Athgarh: Four unidentified bike borne miscreants today allegedly looted Rs 9.65 lakh from a petrol pump staffer near Sisu Udyan here under Athgarh police station in Cuttack district.
According to reports, Niranjan Rana, an employee of Adishakti petrol pump was on its way to the State Bank of India nearby to deposit Rs 9.65 lakh. Suddenly, four persons coming in two Black Pulsars stopped Rana near Sisu Udyan. When Rana halted, the two miscreants pushed him on the ground and snatched the bag containing the cash and fled the spot before the victim raised an alarm.
On being informed, Athgarh police rushed to the spot and started investigation. Efforts were on to trace and nab the miscreants.
The incident has triggered a panic among the locals in the area.