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Three person assaulted businessman, looted about Rs 1.50 lakh in Jajpur

The incident occurred near Singhpur bazaar under Binjharpur police station limits last night after the three attackers waylaid the mini truck of the businessman who was returning after selling grocery items from a weekly market.


PTI Last Updated at 04-08-2018 22:07:47 IST India
Three person assaulted businessman, looted about Rs 1.50 lakh in Jajpur

Three persons assaulted a businessman and his two employees and looted about Rs 1.50 lakh from them in Odisha's Jajpur district, police said today.

The incident occurred near Singhpur bazaar under Binjharpur police station limits last night after the three attackers waylaid the mini truck of the businessman who was returning after selling grocery items from a weekly market.

Police said the three, posing as policemen, forced businessman Sachidananda Rout to come out of the vehicle with papers for verification.

When Rout enquired why they were not in uniform, he was beaten up and when his employees tried to save him, they were also assaulted.

The three the took away a bag containing around Rs 1.50 lakh in cash from the mini truck and sped away in their vehicle, police said. The three were hospitalized.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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