Jaleswar, Apr 5: Three miscreants were thrashed mercilessly by the locals at Simulia market under Baliapal police limits in Balasore district for allegedly attempting to loot ornaments from a Jewellery shop today.
According to the locals, Rajendra Adat, owner of the jewellery shop was opening his shop this morning when the miscreants attempted to loot some ornaments before fleeing from the place.
However, they were nabbed by the other shopkeepers and locals, who thrashed them ruthlessly.
On being informed, the police reached the spot and rescued the miscreants from the locals.
Later, the police launched a probe into the matter.
After preliminary investigation, it was found that the looters belonged to Aska area Ganjam district.