Bhubaneswar: In an incident, Chandbali MLA Byomkesh Ray was looted by some miscreants during the on Monday at Master Canteen Square in the city.
As per reports, Ray being participating in a rally conducted by BJD, had parked his vehicle near Tanisq showroom at Master Canteen square in the city during evening hours. The driver inside the vehicle was waiting for Ray. At this time, some miscreants threw Rs 10 notes on the road and asked the driver to collect the same. Meanwhile, when the driver went down of the vehicle, the miscreants tactfully looted the suitcase of Ray which was in the vehicle. The suitcase consisted cash of Rs 54, 000 , garments worth Rs 15000 and some documents.
It may be noted that Ray had parked the vehicle in the busy area in the heart of the city and had gone to participate in the candle light rally organized by his party to appeal people to maintain peace and harmony in Bhadrak town.
Following the incident, a case has been filed at the Kharavel Nagar police station. Basing on the nearby CCTV footages, police have started its investigation.