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Another three accused held for cash van loot in Athagarh

20/10/2021 at 8:31 PM

Cuttack, Oct 20: Another three persons have been arrested in connection with the cash van loot incident in Athagarh on October11.

Police said that two of the accused have been apprehended from Boudh while the hird accused was held from Nandankanan in Bhubaneswar.

Armed miscreants had looted Rs 1.29 crore from ATM van near Khuntakata in Athagarh area. The miscreants had overpowered the armed security guards of the ATM van and later hijacked the cash vehicle. They had decamped with the firearms of the security guards.

However, police had managed to nab three of the miscreants after 45 minutes of the incident. Police had also recovered cash worth Rs 1.05 crore.

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