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Miscreants loot Rs 25 lakh from toll plaza staff after blank firing

Berhampur: In a broad daylight heist, miscreants today looted Rs 25 lakh from toll plaza employees at gun point at Haradimula square under Khalikote police limits in Ganjam district.

The incident took place at around 12 noon when the toll plaza employees were going to nearest Axis bank branch in Khalikote in a scorpio vehicle. Five miscreants way laid them at Haradimula and one of them threatened the driver at gun-point. Other miscreants fired blank shoots to terrorise the employees and decamped with the cash.

The toll plaze authorities lodged a complaint with police following which a team-led by local SDPO reached the spot and started investigation. Ganjam SP also visited the spot.

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