Rourkela: Police claimed to have arrested two persons who had allegedly looted Rs 2 lakh and other valuables from a female agent of Bharat Finance, following a raid in Nayabasti area in Rourkela on Saturday.
The accused were identified as Abujar Gafari alias Lalu and Akabar Ali alias Babu of the same area. Several looted items were seized from their possession.
On September 24, the accused duo had looted Rs 2 lakh, a tablet, several documents, a mobile phone and a power bank from the Bharat Finance agent when she was on her way to the office after collecting money from Nayabasti area.
Acting on a tip-off, the police today conducted a raid in Nayabasti area and arrested the accused duo.
During interrogation, the duo confessed to the crime and handed over the stolen items and Rs 1.23 lakh in cash which they had hidden under bushes near Bisra railway station.