Balipatna, June 21: Three unidentified miscreants on Monday looted Rs 22,000 from a private finance firm employee on Balipatna-Bhakarsahi road Balipatna police limits on the outskirts of the capital city Bhubaneswar.
The victim has been identified as Prakash Chandra Champatai.
Sources said Prakash was carrying the cash to the bank, after collecting the loan amount from the people in the locality. When he reached an isolated place on Balipatna-Bhakarsahi road, three unidentified miscreants stopped him and tried to snatch the bag. When he tried to oppose them, they snatch the bag pointing a pistol at him and fled the spot.
Prakash filed a written complaint at Balipatna police station, based on which the police launched a probe.