Jaleswar, May 5: Unidentified miscreants allegedly hijacked an oil tanker after drugging its driver and helper at Jamalpur on National Highway 70 under Jaleswar police limits in Balasore district today.
Both them were rescued by RTO personnel in unconscious condition and were admitted in Jaleswar hospital.
Sources said that the tanker was coming to Odisha from Rajasthan when some miscreants drugged the driver and helper of the truck making them unconscious. Subsequently, the miscreants abandoned them at Jamalpur and decamped with the tanker.
After they came back to sense in the hospital, they narrated their ordeal to the personnel basing on which the police has initiated a probe into the matter.