Robbers Loot Rs 11.35 Lakh At Gunpoint From Cash Van At Rourkela

15 October 2019


Rourkela: Four miscreants on Tuesday looted Rs 11.35 Lakh at gunpoint from a cash-carrying van near Kuarmunda Panchayat Samiti Office of Rourkela district.

On October 11, Kuarmunda Block Development Officer (BDO) had ordered withdrawal of funds amounting to Rs 51,31,100. The cash was supposed to be carried in four vans and then report the withdrawal to the BDO today.

The miscreants reportedly came on motorcycles and intercepted the cash van today morning before it could reach the Panchayat Samiti office. They critically injured the cash van security guard and then proceeded to loot it at gunpoint.

The Police have launched an inquiry in the matter.