08 March 2019
Kamakshyanagar: A couple were robbed by three masked miscreants at gunpoint near Saruali village under Kamakshyanagar block of Dhenkanal district on Friday.
As per a complaint lodged at Kamakshyanagar police station, Ishwar Rout of Batagaon village alongwith his wife Reema Lenka and daughter were going to his father-in-law's house in Jiral when three miscreants intercepted them near Saruali.
The miscreants pointed gun and other sharp weapons at them, threatened them and told them to handover the ornaments, including a gold chain, ring and earrings, worn by Reema and decamped from the spot with the valuables.
Such daylight robbery has put a question mark on effectiveness of the police in battling a deteriorating law and order situation in the area.