Cuttack: Miscreants pose as CBI officials, loot gold worth Rs 1 lakh


Cuttack: Four miscreants looted gold worth over Rs 1 lakh from a businessman at Badambadi police station area in Cuttack after disguising as CBI officials. The victim has been identified as a prominent businessman of Shankarpur. He is the owner of a foreign liquor shop situated in the Badambadi area.

According to sources, the incident took place while the victim was heading to a nearby area for some work when the four accused stopped him and introduce themselves as CBI officials before examining the gold ornaments he was wearing. Unable to identify the situation as a trap, the victim gave all his ornaments that he was wearing in a bag following which the miscreants decamped from the spot along with his valuables.

With no other options left, the victim lodged a complaint in Badambadi police station. On the basis of the complaint, the police reached the spot and launched a probe in this regard.

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