Rourkela: A group of unidentified miscreants looted Rs five lakh from the house of a businessman at Jalada in Rourkela on Wednesday.
According to reports, the miscreants barged into the house and attacked the family members brutally. When they tried to resist, the wrongdoers locked them up in a room.
The dacoits decamped with Rs five lakh was stashed in the house.
Neighbours reached the spot suspecting something wrong going inside the house and rescued the family members from the locked room.
Police along with a team of scientific experts rushed to the spot after the businessman lodged a complaint with police and started inquiry.