Berhampur: Unidentified bike-borne miscreants posing as policemen allegedly looted gold ornaments from a woman near Sita Devi Khadanga Girls Hostel in Berhampur town in the early hours of Sunday.
The victim, identified as Sanjukta Padhi, has lodged a complaint with Gosani Nuagaon police station in this regard.
According to the complaint, four persons on two motorcycles waylaid Sanjukta, who was out for a morning walk today.
Posing as policemen, they asked the woman to take off all the gold ornaments she was wearing to avoid a possible theft. After the woman took off the ornaments, the desperadoes snatched away the ornaments weighing around 150 grams and sped away.
Based on the complaint police have launched a manhunt to nab the looters.