Kendrapara: Two bike-borne miscreants looted ornaments worth around Rs 20 lakh from a jewellery shop at Mahavir Bazaar under Rajnagar police station in Kendrapara district this morning.
Sources said the miscreants came to the Srimati Jewellery when the owner was offering prayer after opening the shop at around 9 am. Before the owner finished the puja and responded them, they snatched the bag containing around 400 grams of gold ornaments kept on the showcase of the jewellery shop.
Meanwhile, the victim lodged a complaint at the Rajnagar police station. Police started an investigation and examining the footages of CCTV installed in the shop.
Locals demanded immediate crackdown on the criminal elements to maintain law and order in the district and particularly in Rajnagar area.