In a daring broad daylight robbery, six unidentified miscreants looted over Rs 60 lakh from two staffs of a private cash management company at gunpoint near Gediapalli under the Bolagarh police station area in Khordha district.
Sources said the miscreants, who seemed to have knowledge about the transportation of the cash, came by three Bajaj Pulsar bikes and looted the cash belonging to a private bank from the two staffs of Radiant Cash Management Service Private Limited.
One of the staffs, Laxmi Narayan Khatua, said they were returning to office after collecting cash from Narsinghpur and Khandapada when the criminals intercepted their car near Gediapalli and decamped with the cash by brandishing guns.
On receiving information, police rushed to the spot and began an investigation into the incident.
Meanwhile, the two staffs lodged a police complaint in the connection. Of late, there have been a spurtin robberies and loots in the district much to the resentment of residents.