Bhadrak: Unidentified miscreants on Friday allegedly looted Rs 7 lakhs kept in the sidebox of a motorcycle near Pirahata High School under Tihidi police limits in Bhadrak district.
The victim has been identified as Saroj Kumar Rout of Talabandha village.
According to reports, Saroj was on his way to home after withdrawing cash amounting Rs 7 lakh from a bank. However, he halted at a hotel in order to consume food and parked his bike near the food centre.
Taking advantage of Saroj’s absence, miscreants broke the sidebox and decamped with the cash.
Upon finding out about the loot, Saroj immediately alerted the local police. Cops reached the spot and initiated a probe into the matter.