09 July 2019
Cuttack: Three armed miscreants looted a doctor of Rs 50 lakh on National Highway 55 near Gurudijhatia in Cuttack on Tuesday while he was on his way from Bhubaneswar to Dhenkanal.
The victim identified as Bijay Kumar Mohapatra is a practicing Homeopathic doctor in Dhenkanal. He was travelling in a car with the said amount for buying a plot of land unaware that he was being followed by three bike-borne miscreants.
After reaching at a secluded spot, the miscreants opened fire at the car. The gunshot panicked Mohapatra and he stopped the vehicle upon which the miscreants robbed him of the cash.
Meanwhile, Mohapatra has lodged a complaint in this regard at Gurudijhatia police station based on which police have initiated an investigation.