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Liquor trader looted Rs 80,000 at gunpoint in Bhadrak

Liquor trader looted

Bhadrak: A liquor trader was robbed at gunpoint in Bhdrak district last night on his way back home closing his liquor shop.

The loot took place near Chhatabar Chhak under Bhandaripokhari police limits in the district on Wednesday night when the businessman was returning home from his liquor shop. Two motorcycle-borne assailants intercepted him and snatched away of Rs 80,000 stashed in a bag threatening at gunpoint.

The robbers also took away his gold chain and mobile phone before fleeing the spot.

The victim later lodged a complaint at Bhandaripokhari police station, following which a police team reached the spot and questioned some locals.

Further investigation is on to nab the looters, police said.

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